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In a dramatic bit of parliamentary maneuvering, the Wyoming Senate suspended its rules Wednesday at the direction of its leadership to introduce four alternative budget bills. The lategame shift, they say, is designed to fund essential state operations if the overall budget bill fails.

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After facing a $900 million deficit entering its 2018 session, the Wyoming Legislature finalized a biennial budget Friday that maintained and even increased funding for most departments.

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The Wyoming Legislature extended its budget session this year so it could continue its debate on capital construction and education funding. As specified in the Wyoming Constitution, however, it is allowed only an additional three days.

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Even though Rep. Andy Schwartz is a Democrat from Teton County, legislative leadership appointed him to the Joint Conference Committee tasked with merging the House and Senate versions of the state budget bill.

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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.