Lawmakers Hung Up On Construction Bill


The Wyoming Legislature still has work to do. Despite working for 20 days the House and Senate will reconvene later this week to hopefully reach a compromise on one bill that funds building projects and another that trims school funding. During a final vote on the state budget Saturday, Senate President Eli Bebout admitted he was disappointed with the spending at a time when Wyoming’s revenues are down. The legislature is spending millions out of its reserve account and Bebout said that can’t continue. “I would have liked to have seen more reductions, more responsible reductions, there’s a lot of things we should have done. I do not believe now and continue to believe that now is not the time for new taxes. We tried one to broaden our tax base and...

Lawmakers Hung Up On Construction Bill

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