In 19 days the Wyoming legislature approved a $3.5 billion budget and passed some 132 bills, while setting the stage for a special session.
The conference committee on the budget has a significant amount of power to change the course of Wyoming's $3.5 billion in General Fund spending.
Yesterday Wyoming lawmakers launched into debate over a state budget that, in it's current form, would put the General Fund in the red.
The proposed $8.3 B Wyoming budget would increase spending on people, while contributing significant amounts to local governments and capital construction.
Instead of socking away every dime, it's time to evaluate and prioritize which state efforts need to be started or revitalized.