The moral test of government has come to a head in Wyoming, Dodson writes, as budget cuts hit children, elderly and the needy the hardest.
Department of Family Services
Lawmakers must approve Gordon’s proposed reductions, which weaken Wyoming’s already thin social safety nets
Proposal would move child representation in removal cases from public defenders to new Guardian Ad Litem office. Similar parents measure still being studied.
Lawmakers have no plans to deal with a looming funding crisis for Wyoming’s food-for-the-needy programs which will run out of money in February and March if the federal shutdown continues.
Drake lauds conservative legislators who’ve put essential programs ahead of additional savings in their proposed budget.