Massive land, minerals purchase could dip deep into the state’s savings funds; proponents say it would bring much-needed revenues, but belt-tightening first.
House conservatives swayed votes with arguments against growing government during tight fiscal times. Proponents of the measures say fixing small problems that impact needy people was stalled.
New law requires, for the first time, that lawmakers list contracts they have with state agencies.
Powder River Basin royalty delinquencies are an ominous sign for the state’s funding model and a trial for budgeters in the upcoming legislative session.
Wyoming legislators, long resistant to the federal program, are finding it harder to ignore the major benefits our cash-strapped state would receive.