Joint Revenue Committee

Committee rejects proposed energy tax structure   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Sen. Cale Case on Thursday proposed a new energy tax structure that would be shared across all electricity producers. But a motion to have a bill drafted for the plan failed...
Wyoming revenue outlook improves, state leaders still cautious   By Victoria Eavis and Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming’s current revenue is well ahead of where economists predicted it would be earlier this year, but that positive development could be...
Special legislative session plans canceled   By Victoria Eavis and Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — In an unexpected turn, there will not be a special legislative session in mid-July, Gov. Mark Gordon and statehouse leaders announced in a joint statement Friday...
LCCC study: Wyo residents can afford more taxes   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   Wyoming residents can afford to pay more in taxes, an analysis by the Laramie County Community College’s Center for Business and Economic Analysis argues, citing the state’s already-low tax burden and relatively...
Lawmakers review tax structure again   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With Wyoming facing an annual funding shortfall worth roughly $300 million for its K-12 education system, lawmakers on the Joint Revenue Committee spent much of their meeting Monday...
Legislative committees to review variety of bills this week   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — After adjourning from its one-day virtual session last Tuesday, the Wyoming Legislature will quickly resume its work starting this week, with nearly every...
Mill levy increase plan for schools rejected   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With Wyoming facing a structural revenue deficit worth hundreds of millions of dollars in its K-12 education fund, state lawmakers narrowly rejected a proposal to raise mill...
Committee rejects energy tax bills   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers rejected a pair of bills Thursday aiming to raise revenues through the state’s energy industries, one of which would establish an excise tax on electricity production...
New report projects $354 million in annual unfunded needs for WYDOT   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is facing an annual funding gap of about $354 million, a substantial portion of which is needed to maintain the...
By Michael Illiano The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — The state Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee discussed replacing direct distribution funding, crucial state aid provided to Wyoming municipalities, at its September interim meeting, which could require tax increases and...

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