Wyoming can’t afford to delay the issue until 2021 with state budgets, hospitals, newly jobless all desperate for immediate help.
Last-minute amendment trampling citizen’s constitutional rights to sue ambushed lawmakers and left the public without a chance for input
As a week of budget amending wrapped up, the House and Senate took opposite positions on a $500,000 appropriation to help the next round of laid-off coal miners or other workers.
With direct tax increases defeated once again, prominent House lawmakers are pushing revenue switches and a conditional sales tax increase to confront looming fiscal cliff.
The 65th Wyoming Legislature convened yesterday with much talk about a coming fiscal “storm” but little anticipation that lawmakers will batten down the hatches this year.