Hit hard by the pandemic in 2020, economic indicators suggest a pleasant, and much needed, 2021 rebound for the state’s travel and tourism sector.
Wyoming’s mineral-dependent tax structure has long ensured that economic diversification produces a net loss for the state. The pandemic-inspired work-from-home movement is exacerbating the problem.
West Virginia’s politics and economy look a lot like Wyoming’s, but it’s fiscal profile is much healthier because of diversification.
Wyoming has more than its fair share special-interest tax exemptions, and they cost the state millions it can no longer afford.
Madden tackles the myth that Wyoming households are unable to pay tax rates similar to those in neighboring states