Drake lauds conservative legislators who’ve put essential programs ahead of additional savings in their proposed budget.
Joint Appropriations Committee
Lawmakers drew heavily on savings to write the state’s two-year budget. Big cuts were largely avoided but some programs took hits.
But lawmakers want full funding identified — perhaps including $20 million from Colorado — before any construction begins.
Caseloads for Wyoming’s public defenders have exceeded the office’s ability to adequately represent clients, possibly violating the constitution.
Joint Appropriations Committee sponsored a bill to make permanent a temporary merger of the state’s Department of Health and Department of Family Services.