Wyoming needs schools, roads, hospitals and other basic public services, writes guest columnist Nate Martin. And it’s time to move past the belief that we can have them without paying taxes.
Conservation proposals dominate the offers but some of those could generate millions of dollars for schools.
Shady efforts using public funds to influence policy makers in other states are not only unethical, Drake writes, they’re also environmentally and economically shortsighted.
Programs implemented in other states, like motor-voter registration and all mail-in elections, have been successful in upping voter access.
Lawmakers and election leaders have long praised the state’s election and voter access law as exceptional. But voter advocates argue systemic hurdles make it harder for marginalized populations.