Wyoming’s congressional delegation strongly supports President Trump’s decision Tuesday to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.
Awaiting a decision from the Supreme Court, which is expected any day now, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., came out in support of legislation that would allow states to tax online and mail-order sales.
After 10 amendments Sen. Leland Christensen’s controversial bill enacting heavy fines for trespassing on critical infrastructure, passed late Friday night in the Wyoming Legislature's House by a vote of 36 to 23.
Shelley Simonton would have been smiling Friday afternoon as Gov. Matt Mead signed a bill that will secure the future of the Wyoming Women’s Foundation Antelope Hunt, a program Simonton help found in 2013.
Several revenue bills, including a statewide lodging tax bill and a real estate transfer tax, were thrown out Friday night by the Wyoming House of Representative before they were debated, failing to win the necessary two-thirds vote for introduction by Friday’s deadline.
Though the Joint Revenue Committee failed to submit a proposal for a 1 percent statewide leisure and hospitality tax Tuesday, just hours before the deadline for submitting draft bills the Management Council put forth a tax bill of its own.
Evoking the memory of some of Wyoming’s first governors, Gov. Matt Mead stressed the historical importance of diversifying the state’s economy during his eighth and final State of the State address Monday morning.
Gov. Matt Mead will open the Wyoming Legislature’s 2018 budget session Monday with his final State of the State address before terming out as Wyoming’s chief executive.
The U.S. Supreme Court announced Friday it would review a 1992 decision forbidding states from collecting sales tax from businesses that do not have physical presences within their borders.
As the national economy continues its steady growth, Wyoming’s fiscal condition is quickly improving, but the state remains heavily reliant on the mineral extraction industry.
Sen. Leland Christensen (R)
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Rep. Marti Halverson (R)
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Rep. Andy Schwartz (D)
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Rep. Mike Gierau (D)
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