With other, non-mineral forms of revenue to fund our state, officials will face less pressure to green-light mining developments.
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The Legislature’s Revenue Committee has one job: to develop proposals that allow Wyoming to adequately fund its public services and infrastructure. Now that fossil fuel mining taxes are going away, the committee has failed at its single job again and again and again.
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The increased ability for towns and counties to raise revenues is a nod toward diversifying Wyoming's tax structure. But because the new revenues will come from sales tax, they will come at the highest cost to the state's poorest residents.
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The proposal is pushed by Ken Ivory, a longtime public land transfer advocate and lobbyist for the software company lined up to get the half-million-dollar contract.