An amendment to a bill appropriating funds to local governments ignited criticism of the governor’s refusal to call a proposed immigration jail a prison.
James Whitten is in financial trouble after a layoff.
Wyoming cut $3 million from substance abuse, mental health and suicide prevention programs, and more than $16.5 million from related treatments.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in King v. Burwell allows some 17,000 Wyoming residents to keep receiving federal subsidies; Barrasso disappointed in ruling.
Gov. Mead says his supplemental budget should be viewed in light of nearly $1B in savings posted in 2014, rather than a $4.4M projected shortfall.