Opinionby Efforts to “open the books” on state spending are a step in the right direction but should not be mistaken for comprehensive reform.
Bill would require state agencies to be more responsive and accountable to public records requests
Under Wyoming’s current tax structure, growing the state’s non-resource based industries would cost the state money, economists say.
Citing role as defenders of the public interest, the governor-appointed panel is holding up Department of Environmental Quality plans to charge for some public records requests.
Funds to be used to acquire Forest Service property, avoid NEPA entanglement.