For the first time Campbell County won't send extra revenue to help fund statewide education, underscoring a growing risk to relying on mineral revenues.
For a state that prides itself on independence and self-reliance, Dodson opines, we certainly don’t mind being taken care of by others.
The human costs of state budget cuts are beginning to show as facilities like Greenhouse, a transitional care facility in Gillette, close their doors.
With inoculation rates among the lowest in the country, the state has declined to set quantifiable goals, offer incentives or otherwise modify its approach to address the underperformance.
Measures aim to guard against delinquent and unpaid mineral-production taxes, strengthen local governments’ ability to collect debts in the event of mineral industry bankruptcies.