Wyoming lawmakers look to pass a new tax by claiming it’s not a new tax

January 16, 2017 Wyoming lawmakers run away from new taxes like stampeding buffalo, out of fear of voter retribution. But supporters of a bill that …

Old losers die hard: Lawmakers regurgitate failed bills to avoid doing real work

January 13, 2017 Four bills that have failed in past sessions—two on guns, two on abortion—have once again been filed in the Wyoming House by …

“Every non-mineral job is a further drain on our limited revenues”: David Miller’s mind-boggling economic vision

January 12, 2017 If you’ve ever thought Wyoming is stuck in a boom-bust economic cycle despite the best efforts of our Legislature, here’s a reality …

“A year has gone by, and things have not gotten better”: Mead urges action in the face of budget crisis

January 11, 2017 Legislative observers will remember when “bang for your buck” was the top catch phrase in the Capitol. People just loved saying it.…

New Senate President Eli Bebout offers old ideas to address state’s budget problem

January 10, 2017 If it was irony that the high school choir entertaining the Wyoming Senate Tuesday was going for, they nailed it. After new …

An Interview with Jackie Freeze, a Candidate for HD-48

Better Wyoming conducted a series of interviews on important state issues throughout 2016. Below is an interview with Jackie Freeze. Some people say Wyoming has …

An Interview with Debbie Bovee, a Candidate for HD-36

Better Wyoming conducted a series of interviews on important state issues throughout 2016. Below is an interview with Debbie Bovee. Wyoming is clearly in the …

An Interview with Sergio Maldonado, a Candidate for HD-33

Better Wyoming conducted a series of interviews on important state issues throughout 2016. Below is an interview with Sergio Maldonado. What do you think about …

An Interview with Rep. Charles Pelkey (HD-45)

Better Wyoming conducted a series of interviews on important state issues throughout 2016. Below is an interview with Rep. Charles Pelkey (House District 45). What …

An Interview with DeBari Martinez, A Candidate for HD-15

Better Wyoming conducted a series of interviews on important state issues throughout 2016. Below is an interview with DeBari Martinez. What do you think about …