As the state resolves a $400 million loss to education funding, lawmakers must remember their responsibilities.
Archives for May 23, 2017
An old reaction to budget crises is cut arts funding, a Cody art teacher writes, but there are good reasons not to.
The education budget was reduced this last session by 3 percent — other state agencies lost between 8-12 percent.
The state needs to aggressively seek unpaid obligations from businesses that try to dodge government creditors by changing names and locations.
In what some say is a break from the past, lawmakers show a willingness to buck lobbyists to confront the funding crisis, at least for now.