Troy Mader replaces former Rep. Wallis in House

Cheyenne, WY (AP) - The Campbell County Commission has selected Troy Mader as the new representative for House District 52, replacing the late Rep. Sue Wallis.

The Gillette News Record reports (http://bit.ly/1eOwu8k ) that Mader plans to seek election in the Republican primary election in August. Legislative leaders said he will be sworn in on Tuesday and begin serving in the Legislature immediately.

Wallis died in January at age 56.

Mader has served as a precinct representative for the Campbell County Republican Party.

He says his first priority for the current legislative session will be to make connections in the Legislature while learning the ropes.

Mader told the commission his priorities include maintaining the state's philosophy of saving, protecting the state against federal encroachment on environmental regulations and improving educational performance relative to state spending.

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