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Legislators need to stick to the budget To the Editor: The Wyoming Legislature is back in session — a brief session supposedly dedicated to dealing with vital financial issues for our state. Unfortunately some members are more focused on the sex and reproductive lives of Wyomingites than on taking...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Last month, Weston County School District No. 1 approved a $15,073,140.05 budget for the current fiscal year, according to a copy of the budget provided by the district. This is the first time the budget has broken the $15 million mark since the 2010-11 school year...
Gordon plans to avoid cuts in next state budget   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Gov. Mark Gordon’s office will develop the bulk of the next state budget without cuts thanks to improved revenue projections released last week, an official said Friday. The...
Budget to dominate legislative discussions   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Learning how to balance a budget for a family can be tricky. Imagine attempting to build a budget for the entire state.  Wyoming’s Legislature faces the daunting task this...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Weston County School District No. 1 knows that budget cuts are coming. It does not yet know, however, how big the cuts will be and what impact they will have on the district’s 777 students.  During a board retreat on Feb. 17, trustees outlined the facts about the...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   With budget cuts to departments and agencies looming across the state because of cuts in state education funds, Weston County School District No. 1 knows some serious trimming is coming. What isn’t known, for the time being, is how much those cuts will be and how the...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The 2020 general session of the 66th Wyoming Legislature reconvened on Jan. 26 in a virtual session via Zoom. During the virtual portion of the session, Sen. Cheri Steinmetz, R-Lingle, said that the House and Senate will deal with committee bills passed during the...
Gordon’s budget proposes $515 million in cuts   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon released his supplemental budget proposal Monday afternoon, providing a road map for lawmakers in the months ahead and an indication to the public of just how...
State’s fiscal crunch eases, Gordon says concerns remain   By Nick Reynolds and Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — After a surprisingly busy summer tourism season and hundreds of millions of dollars in budget cuts already announced, the Wyoming Legislature now...
T here were several important developments in Wyoming’s political world this past month.  The primary election on August 25 narrowed the fields of candidates and included a number of upsets of sitting legislators in addition to the nominations of opposing party challengers and open seat contestants...

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