Wyoming Business Council

Tallgrass Landscape Architecture LLC, of Custer, South Dakota, has completed a feasibility study for the proposed Heritage Park near Pinnacle Bank.  Mike Fridell of Tallgrass presented the study, displaying the park design, maintenance, cost estimations and economic impact, to Newcastle City...
CASPER —Wyoming leaders are effectively laying the groundwork for manufacturing sector growth, but the state’s new industries and shifting workforce will need continued support in the years ahead, panelists said at an economic development event Friday.  The panel — one of several convened in...
CASPER — Wyoming leaders have made plain, for years, that they’re courting carbon capture developers in an effort to save the state’s coal industry. But their vision of Wyoming as a destination for carbon capture has also grown to encompass much more than coal.  That’s what prompted state officials...
CHEYENNE — State lawmakers spent Friday morning searching for ways to provide more affordable housing to Wyoming residents, including solutions such as a state housing trust fund and land banking.  Discussions were led by members of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Corporations, Elections and...
The Wyoming Business Council has approved the city of Newcastle’s request for $18,750 to look at the feasibility of developing Heritage Park on roughly an acre of land to the north of Pinnacle Bank, according to a Feb. 25 press release.  As previously reported, the city has been working with...
Wyoming Business Council asks for $3.5 million for study   By The Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — The Wyoming Business Council asked the state Wednesday morning for $3.5 million in American Rescue Plan Act funds to invite a study team from Harvard to analyze Wyoming's economy...
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...
Discussions on how to spend COVID money continue   By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon wants the public to remain engaged when it comes to spending $1 billion in aid from the federal government. Gordon’s office held a follow-up virtual...
Use of Wyoming’s ARPA funds topic of town hall meeting   By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE —Five state leaders chosen by Gov. Mark Gordon for what he has named his “Strike Team” met in a virtual town hall Friday to discuss plans for spending upwards of $1...
Committee approves bill giving tribes access to grants   By Clair McFarland Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — Lawmakers advanced a bill draft Friday that would make Wyoming Business Council grants as accessible to local tribes as they are to other governments.    The...

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