Wyoming’s mineral-dependent tax structure has long ensured that economic diversification produces a net loss for the state. The pandemic-inspired work-from-home movement is exacerbating the problem.
West Virginia’s politics and economy look a lot like Wyoming’s, but it’s fiscal profile is much healthier because of diversification.
Most agree that Wyoming must expand and diversify its economy. So why do we struggle with laying the less politically palatable groundwork?
Longtime senator Ray Peterson lost his primary reelection bid last week in a coup by educators, leaving the revenue committee without veteran leadership at a critical point
Lawmaker says break on manufacturing equipment doesn’t achieve its goal and should be abolished.