New governor flexes muscle in confrontation over infringement of executive power; vetoes 14 items in 2019 supplemental budget.
Two-year budgeting made a lot of sense in the pioneer days but the volatility of modern revenues, and the reliance on supplemental budgets beg the question.
In an exclusive interview with WyoFile, the governor discussed budget fights, education funding, a corporate income tax and tribal liaisons.
$80 million separates the House and Senate versions of the supplemental budget, with much of the divide coming from education spending.
Budget negotiators cut an unusual deal to resolve differences over how to finance public schools and state construction projects.