Despite a narrative that COVID-19 and energy downturn are the cause of state budget cuts, columnist Dodson writes, that’s not the entire story. A dysfunctional political system is even more to blame.
Political double-talk and the recent USPS controversy will only harm Republicans’ credibility, Dodson writes. Republicans, and all Americans, deserve better.
A five-decade campaign of institutional self-protection has led to safe jobs for Congresspeople, but no help for Wyoming families. It’s time, Dodson writes, for reform.
Commonsense observations point to a more tempered rebound, columnist Dodson writes.
For the sake of state residents, Dave Dodson writes, it’s time for politicians to move away from petty partisan fighting and toward statesmanship.