Lawmakers have new company to help squash tax measures, slash education and state agency funding.
High-profile GOP incumbents and other moderates were targeted — and defeated — by gun-rights, party-purity and anti-tax-group-backed candidates.
Traditional conservatives are kicked to the curb by state Republican leadership, which won’t tolerate dissent.
Extreme-right group WyoRINO targets lawmakers who dare hold views contrary to party platform.
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.