If legislators don’t pass a sales tax increase, education will face a $250 million shortfall and the state will lose inevitable expensive court battles.
Rejecting state income tax lets Wyoming’s wealthiest residents off the hook at expense of most vulnerable citizens, Drake writes.
Lawmakers must approve Gordon’s proposed reductions, which weaken Wyoming’s already thin social safety nets
In a presentation to lawmakers , Gov. Gordon announced cuts to programs that serve women, the elderly and those needing mental health and substance abuse treatment — sparking the ire of a leading Democrat.
Wyoming can’t afford to delay the issue until 2021 with state budgets, hospitals, newly jobless all desperate for immediate help.