Wyoming lawmakers failed, once again, to allow compensation for those wrongfully convicted and incarcerated by the state.
Sen. Phil Nicholas
Lawmakers are on track to cut roughly 3 percent, out of the state budget as they conclude the first half of the 2016 budget session, according to estimates by the Republican majority of the Legislature.
Wyoming’s has $19 billion in savings — a handsome amount for a state of 584,000. Yet local leaders say the state lost sight of the purpose for the savings.
A task force is nearing completion on a $100 M “Science Initiative” plan to remake the teaching of science at the University of Wyoming.