Should Wyo spend an additional $45 million for consultants to find “potential” savings? Guest columnist Rebecca Bextel thinks other states’ experiences with the same consultants suggest not.
alvarez & marsal
Two fallen Wyoming coal mining companies are tossed about in a feud between multinational consultants, while miners and municipalities scramble for scraps
Lawmakers are betting big that efficiency experts at a multinational firm can find and trim hundreds of millions in government fat.
Alvarez & Marsal’s track record applying a corporate efficiency practices to other state governments offers lessons for Wyoming.