Saying No to Medicaid Expansion Saves Hospitals and Lives

by Charlie Katebi
February 5, 2016


After seeing Wyoming’s Hospital Association fight tooth and nail for Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, you’d think Medicaid expansion left hospitals in other states flush with cash.  The reality is that Medicaid expansion has significantly cut hospital compensation, resulting in longer wait … Continue reading

WyLiberty Publishes Comprehensive Paper on Reforming Wyoming Criminal Law

by admin
February 4, 2016


The paper notes that Wyoming lacks any statute of limitations, allowing a citizen to be charged with any crime years after it is allegedly committed while most states only allow charges for the very serious crimes, such as murder, to never expire. Continue reading

Eraser Is the Best Cure for Useless Laws

by Boyd Wiggam
February 2, 2016


When local government lawmakers decide to expand freedom and economic opportunity for residents, a good first step is to take an eraser to ordinances that are already on the books. The Cheyenne City Council is taking a step in this … Continue reading

Offloaded Federal Entitlement Program Nixed

by Maureen Bader
February 1, 2016


Would the federal government ever renege on its promise to continue funding a program? Never, you say? The Wyoming Family Literacy Program at the Community College Commission is a good example of a costly entitlement program that lost its federal … Continue reading

Wyoming Rejects Medicaid Expansion

by Charlie Katebi
January 29, 2016


For four years, supporters of Medicaid expansion urged our elected representatives to permanently commit Wyoming to this entitlement program.  And for the fourth year in a row, Wyoming’s Joint Appropriations Committee, or JAC, responded with a resounding “No.” Governor Matt Mead … Continue reading

JAC Votes to Hide Capitol Renovation Cost Overruns

by Maureen Bader
January 27, 2016


When visions of Taj Mahals at the Wyoming Capitol are coupled with state revenues tumbling into the abyss, count on some Wyoming legislators to figure out how to keep on spending. Continue reading

Wyoming Is Safe from Medicaid Expansion – But Could it Rise Again?

by Maureen Bader
January 26, 2016


Choosing to expand Medicaid is like deciding to marry for the sake of a dream honeymoon when disillusionment, certainly in this case, is the likely outcome. Fortunately, seven members of the Joint Appropriations Committee rescued Wyoming from a looming and ill-conceived entitlement marriage by voting to strip Medicaid Expansion from the 2017-18 budget appropriations bill. Continue reading

Medicaid Expansion Cut from Budget, Good News for Wyoming

by Charlie Katebi
January 20, 2016


CHEYENNE, WY: The Wyoming Liberty Group applauds Wyoming’s Joint Appropriation Committee’s removal of Medicaid Expansion from the Wyoming budget. WyLiberty has released Medicaid Expansion: Myths and Realities today, which debunks the most popular myths used by Governor Matt Mead to … Continue reading

Wyoming State Revenues Continue to Fall

by Maureen Bader
January 18, 2016


If the legislature decides to either use savings or tax hikes to maintain a level of state spending bloated by years of minerals tax revenue windfall, our children and grandchildren will be left with a legacy of debt and higher taxes. Continue reading

Rawlins Flow Control Ordinance Is Attack on Economic Opportunity

by Boyd Wiggam
January 14, 2016


Local governments in Wyoming have a nasty habit of attacking entrepreneurs. The most recent example of this campaign against economic opportunity is the City of Rawlins’s monopolistic Flow Control ordinance forcing garbage collection companies to deliver trash exclusively to the … Continue reading

Saying No to Medicaid Expansion Saves Hospitals and Lives

by Charlie Katebi
February 5, 2016


After seeing Wyoming’s Hospital Association fight tooth and nail for Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion, you’d think Medicaid expansion left hospitals in other states flush with cash.  The reality is that Medicaid expansion has significantly cut hospital compensation, resulting in longer wait … Continue reading

WyLiberty Publishes Comprehensive Paper on Reforming Wyoming Criminal Law

by admin
February 4, 2016


The paper notes that Wyoming lacks any statute of limitations, allowing a citizen to be charged with any crime years after it is allegedly committed while most states only allow charges for the very serious crimes, such as murder, to never expire. Continue reading

Eraser Is the Best Cure for Useless Laws

by Boyd Wiggam
February 2, 2016


When local government lawmakers decide to expand freedom and economic opportunity for residents, a good first step is to take an eraser to ordinances that are already on the books. The Cheyenne City Council is taking a step in this … Continue reading

Offloaded Federal Entitlement Program Nixed

by Maureen Bader
February 1, 2016


Would the federal government ever renege on its promise to continue funding a program? Never, you say? The Wyoming Family Literacy Program at the Community College Commission is a good example of a costly entitlement program that lost its federal … Continue reading

Wyoming Rejects Medicaid Expansion

by Charlie Katebi
January 29, 2016


For four years, supporters of Medicaid expansion urged our elected representatives to permanently commit Wyoming to this entitlement program.  And for the fourth year in a row, Wyoming’s Joint Appropriations Committee, or JAC, responded with a resounding “No.” Governor Matt Mead … Continue reading

JAC Votes to Hide Capitol Renovation Cost Overruns

by Maureen Bader
January 27, 2016


When visions of Taj Mahals at the Wyoming Capitol are coupled with state revenues tumbling into the abyss, count on some Wyoming legislators to figure out how to keep on spending. Continue reading


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