The chief executive’s lackluster response to $300 million crisis falls short of what’s needed, Drake opines.
American Rescue Plan
Fiscally, Wyoming seemed ripe for change this session. What resulted was a return to the status quo.
The legislative session was memorable for what didn’t happen, Drake writes: No action on school finance, Medicaid expansion, new revenues.
Federal dollars have bailed Wyoming out of its biggest budget issues, for now.
Wyoming stands to get $1.3 billion from the federal ARP relief package. Officials say how exactly it can be used might be complicated, however.