Wyoming governor calls special session for COVID-19 funding

Posted at 4:51 PM, May 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-07 19:53:55-04

Gov. Mark Gordon has convened the Wyoming Legislature for a two-day special session starting 8 a.m. May 15 to address the state's immediate needs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lawmakers will determine in Cheyenne how to spend money from the federal coronaviurs relief bill, known as the CARES Act. Proposed legislation can be seen at

Wyoming last had a special session in 2004.

Because of social-distancing guidelines, the Capitol Complex will be closed to the public during the session. The entire session will be live streamed at, and the public can contact lawmakers here.

Wyoming has reported 483 confirmed COVID-19 cases and 152 probable cases. Seven people have died, and 428 have recovered.