The state received the first installment of its massive windfall in COVID-19 recovery funds. Officials don’t yet know exactly how it’ll be spent.
Fiscally, Wyoming seemed ripe for change this session. What resulted was a return to the status quo.
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.
There are some areas the state can’t finance with the roughly $1.3 billion it will receive from the ARP Act, but there appears to be sufficient flexibility to greatly ease the revenue crisis in Wyoming.