Entries by BetterWyoming

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.

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