Legislative Stabilization Reserve Account

CHEYENNE — For years, Wyoming’s school capital construction account was primarily funded by federal coal lease bonus revenues.  “Those have essentially gone away,” Senior School Finance Analyst Matthew Willmarth with the Legislative Service Office told the Select Committee on School Facilities at...
Coming statehouse debate: What to do with $1B in fed stimulus?   By Mike Koshmrl, WyoFile.com   The way Rep. Lloyd Larsen (R-Lander) sees it, the $1 billion-plus windfall coming to Wyoming through the American Rescue Plan Act is a little like an inheritance from grandma.  It’s an unexpected, huge...
Gordon prioritizes saving ARPA funds, strengthening economy   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon presented his plan Thursday for the more than $1 billion in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds given to the state, suggesting more than...
Budget work begins with governor’s ‘frugal’ $2.3B proposal   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   The Joint Appropriations Committee will begin reviewing Gov. Mark Gordon’s budget proposal this week as the Legislature prepares its own priorities for the upcoming budget session that begins Feb. 14....

Gov. Mark Gordon explains his proposed $2.3 billion budget for the upcoming 2023-24 biennium during a news conference Monday at the state Capitol. The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee will begin considering the proposal in detail on Dec. 1. (Photo by Jasmine Hall, Wyoming Tribune Eagle) 

Gordon unveils proposed $2.3 billion budget   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon proposed a balanced general fund budget of nearly $2.3 billion for the 2023-24 biennium Monday that will be considered by the Wyoming Legislature during the...
Budget proposals finalized in House, Senate   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — After two days without meeting due to the historic winter storm that hit southeast Wyoming last weekend, state lawmakers will return to the Capitol Wednesday with a divide...
Committee adds sales tax increase to school funding bill   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Funding for the state’s K-12 education system took center stage Monday as the House Education Committee continued to work on a school funding recalibration bill and...
House eyes new way to fund education   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via  Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — As Wyoming begins dipping into its savings to cover the cost of its K-12 education system, state lawmakers have begun to reckon with the question of what happens when the state’s “...

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