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Wyoming's rural hospitals struggle to care for people like Beverly Kolacny, who lives on a ranch near Powell. Medicaid expansion would provide resources to rural hospitals and clinics in Wyoming for better healthcare.

Wyoming’s rural hospitals (and communities) would benefit from Medicaid expansion

Expanding Medicaid would help Wyoming’s struggling rural hospitals offset state budget cuts, provide mental health treatment, and attract and retain physicians to provide better services.
Expanding Medicaid would provide healthcare to tens of thousands of low-income Wyomingites.

Revenue Committee votes to sponsor Wyoming Medicaid expansion bill during 2020 Legislative session

The committee's support—and Wyoming's worsening budget situation—gives Medicaid expansion the best shot it's had in years.
With few other viable options for revenue, that big pot of Medicaid expansion money is looking better and better.

Revenue Committee to consider non-tax proposal to bring hundreds of millions of public dollars to Wyoming

A bill to expand Medicaid would help close the state’s sizeable budget shortfall (and it would help poor people get healthcare, too).
Without decisive action from state leadership, staying strong is about all folks in coal-dependent places like Gillette can hope to do.

Wyoming’s woeful response to coal’s collapse

As the coal industry falters, costing Wyoming hundreds of millions of dollars per year in lost revenues, state leaders struggle to act.
Wyoming misses out on millions of dollars the federal government offers us.

Wyoming lawmakers have a “cultural bias” against accepting federal funds

When times are good, no one questions whether the Legislature’s refusal to accept federal funding is wise. But as Wyoming’s budget problems continue, those questions are beginning to arise.
National corporations suck money out of Wyoming communities. A proposed corporate income tax would capture a small slice of corporate profits for Wyoming schools while sparing Mom and Pop shops.

Proposal would help stop corporations from sucking profits out of Wyoming

Corporations demand public services, but in Wyoming they don’t help pay for them. A new proposal advanced by the Legislature’s Revenue Committee last week would change that, while raising much-needed funding for Wyoming schools.