Sen. President Eli Bebout on site for his oil and gas company, Nucor, LLC.
Recipients would receive refunds between $200 - 900.

Wyoming Legislature moves to reinstate tax rebate program for elderly and disabled poor folks

The rebate program had been in effect for 41 years before lawmakers canned it in 2016 in the midst of a mineral bust.
Wyoming is one of two states that have neither a corporate income tax nor a gross receipts tax.

The Wyoming State Legislature is seriously considering a "big box" corporate income tax

A proposed corporate income tax on "big box" stores like Walmart would not raise prices for consumers, but it would generate tens of millions of dollars per year for Wyoming schools. Is that enough to get it past the radically anti-tax Wyoming State Senate?
Smoke 'em while they're cheap!

House advances bill to increase Wyoming's tobacco taxes

Supporters said that higher tobacco taxes discourage kids from starting to smoke, and that non-smokers end up paying for smokers' healthcare costs.
The Wyoming State Legislature's Oil King

Senate Committee chaired by Eli Bebout advances an oil tax break that would benefit Eli Bebout

Spoiler alert: The bill is also co-sponsored by Eli Bebout. Who says a Wyoming State Legislator can't get a little something for himself?
Bonnie, a grocery store clerk in Douglas, pays a far higher tax rate than any Jackson billionaire
Rep. David Miller knows the solution to Wyoming's revenue problem. But he'd rather not pay for anything himself.

Miller: The solution is a state income tax (but...)

Rep. David Miller knows a state income tax would largely solve Wyoming's revenue problems. But he'd rather shackle the state even more securely to boom-and-bust mining industries.
Mining provides the lion's share of Wyoming's tax revenue. But even the deepest budget cuts in more than a decade aren't enough to keep up with the busts.

Wyoming’s budget is the smallest it has been in 15 years. We still need new revenues.

The deepest cuts in more than a decade couldn't fix Wyoming's "structural deficit." When will lawmakers realize more cuts aren't the answer?
Senate President Eli Bebout watches as his proposed tax break for oil and gas companies goes up in flames.

House Revenue Committee kills oil and gas tax break

The proposal was sponsored by Eli Bebout, who's the president of both the Wyoming State Senate and Nucor Oil and Gas, LLC.

Senate passes oil and gas tax break while Wyoming faces a budget crisis

The Senate's cuts to education are apparently their way of paying for tax breaks for oil and gas companies.
Sen. President Eli Bebout on site for his oil and gas company, Nucor, LLC.

Senate panel can’t move fast enough to give oil industry a tax break

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The tax break would benefit oil company CEOs like the bill's co-sponsor, Senate President Eli Bebout.