- Associated Press - Friday, February 28, 2014

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Fri., Feb. 28, the 15th day of the 2014 Budget Session:

SCHOOL BUSES: The Wyoming State Senate for the second time approved a House bill that would help school districts cover the cost of equipping school buses with cameras to catch drivers who pass buses that are parked to pick up or drop off students.

80 MPH SPEED LIMIT: The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow increasing the speed limit to 80 mph on some sections of highway. It already has passed the House.

TAXIDERMISTS: A bill to require licensure of taxidermists before they may receive wildlife specimens passed in the Senate for the second time. The bill already has passed the House.

FISHING: The Senate gave preliminary approval to a bill that would allow state game and fish officials to set rules allowing fishing for some species with the use of artificial light. Supporters of the bill, which already has passed the House, said it would help anglers catch burbot, a predatory fish that preys on trout and that has been illegally stocked in the Green River drainage.

EPINEPHRINE: The Senate gave initial approval to a bill that would allow schools administer epinephrine to students. The drug can help students who are allergic to bee stings and similar things.

UNEMPLOYMENT: The House for the second time passed a bill that would specify that workers who lose their jobs for misconduct would not be eligible for unemployment benefits.

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