Opinionby The Casper Republican’s unconventional repeat as Speaker of the House could provide much-needed ballast amid stormy politics, Drake writes.
Lawmakers will return to Cheyenne on Wednesday to seal deals on education cuts and state construction.
Gov. Matt Mead supports smaller cuts, spending from savings and diverting investment income to fund schools.
Numerous national studies refute the idea that cutting education spending will save Wyoming money.
The Senate is doubling down on education cuts — advancing one bill to pare $114 million over three years, and another to change the Constitution.