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.
Department of Health
Drake lauds conservative legislators who’ve put essential programs ahead of additional savings in their proposed budget.
Lawmakers drew heavily on savings to write the state’s two-year budget. Big cuts were largely avoided but some programs took hits.
A 31-year-old agency that helps people with mental illnesses has run out of money and is set to close its doors Sept. 30.
Education shortfall, prison woes, mental health needs top 2017 agenda.