Parliamentary “gamesmanship” reached new heights as the Wyoming Senate suspended its rules to introduced four alternative budget measures.
$80 million separates the House and Senate versions of the supplemental budget, with much of the divide coming from education spending.
The senate cut $9 million from a funding adjustment education advocates say the Legislature needs to stay within law
A good education costs plenty but it’s far cheaper than incarcerating the uneducated. More than one-third of Wyoming inmates dropped out of high school.
The Casper Republican’s unconventional repeat as Speaker of the House could provide much-needed ballast amid stormy politics, Drake writes.