As the state faces a fiscal crisis, Gov. Gordon called on lawmakers to prioritize needs over wants. The two legislative chambers have very different concepts of what those are.
As flurry of session work began in the Capitol this week, newly elected state legislators got a crash course on in-person lawmaking.
Over 30-plus hours of live-streamed videoconferencing this weekend, the Wyoming Legislature passed three bills allocating funds and released $465 million to Gordon.
Chamber leaders are arguing over the budget, UW building and a big land purchase. Work towards compromise, if it occurred, occurred largely out of sight this week.
A 41-year-old tax refund program that ended in 2016 could, at $2.5 million, be the margin of survival for state’s neediest.