Wyoming lawmakers saved the pyrotechnics for the very last day of the 2021 legislative session, when House and Senate negotiators failed to compromise on the education funding bill.
Wyoming faces major questions on spending, education and its political future. Gordon offers hints at the solutions he supports.
Undertaken every five years, the ‘recalibration’ analysis and reconsideration of Wyoming’s complex public-education funding and expenditures model takes on special urgency and import in 2021.
As interim recalibration committee considers findings from consultants, economist Michael Madden spells out what they’re thinking and how critical the process is to Wyoming.
New laws will affect energy companies, utilities, a proposed massive land purchase and the state’s education system.