Author Archives: Maureen Bader

Wyoming Legislature Right to Defund Science Standards

Wyoming’s legislature made the right decision when it decided to keep partisan political viewpoints out of Wyoming schools. Continue reading

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Corporate Welfare in Wyoming

This bill is bad news for Wyoming taxpayers because it resurrects a once-dead-and-buried government-spending program that wasted millions of hard-earned taxpayers dollars. Continue reading

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Bait and Switch

When bureaucrats, union leaders and environmentalists get together, grab your wallet and run for the hills. With stagnating hunting and fishing license fee revenues, Wyoming’s Game and Fish department (G&F) is hunting around for ways to offload its escalating costs … Continue reading

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Fishing for Funds

The current budget session mood is to spend more and shift costs instead of giving the Wyoming economy relief from too much government. Shifting costs might sound like a good idea to unions, environmentalists and department bureaucrats, it leaves everyone else open to a government that suffocates the private sector. Continue reading

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Big Data System Rides the Runaway Train

Had the committee taken more of an interest in this initiative, parents may have been able to avoid the violation of their children’s private information. Continue reading

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Another Option for State Tax Revenue

Among all the talk of spending or saving the smidgen of extra money Wyoming’s government thinks it has, the concept of leaving it in the pockets of the people who earned it seems forgotten. Continue reading

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Just Say No to Pay Increases for Government Workers

The legislature has the opportunity to stem the spending tide and taxpayers are treated like more than just a wallet for the governor’s spending spree. It must reject the bureaucrat pay hike. Continue reading

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Just What Is Wyoming’s State of the State?

In today’s State of the State address, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead repeated the list of accolades the State of Wyoming received from a variety of organizations such as the Tax Foundation to conclude that the state of the state is … Continue reading

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Wyoming Budget Legacy: Debt and Higher Taxes

Most homeowners seem to understand that if they make long term spending decisions based on windfall revenue, they could lose their homes. Most politicians seem to understand that if they make long term spending decisions based on windfall revenue, they’ll … Continue reading

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Fuel Tax Increase Goes to Trail Grooming

Big surprise – not all the fuel tax increase is going to roads. Some is going to maintain snowmobile trails. Legislators have an opportunity redeem themselves for the fuel tax fudge by denying the request for more spending room and killing the fee hike bill. Continue reading

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