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Can We Please Try Limited Government Now?

On Thursday April 28 the Bureau of Economic Analysis released its advance estimate of GDP growth for the first quarter of 2016:

Real gross domestic product -- the value of the goods and services produced by the nation’s economy less the value of the goods and services used up in production, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 0.5 percent in the first quarter of 2016, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis. In the fourth quarter, real GDP increased 1.4 percent. 

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Public Utilities: The Current State of Affairs

by Keith Phucas

Utility costs for a business aren’t cheap.

Roger Hovel, who own Crow Creek Meat Processing in Cheyenne, keeps a close eye on his monthly bill – especially his electricity usage. But given the numerous separate charges, fees and taxes reflected on his statements, it’s anything but easy reading.

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Natural Gas Vehicle Industry Surviving Without Government Subsidies

by Keith Phucas

The country’s plentiful supply of natural gas at prices far below gasoline appear to be the perfect free market incentive for the fledgling natural gas-powered vehicle industry to expand. So why is it necessary for the Wyoming government to loan money to this industry to build fueling stations?

During the upcoming Wyoming Legislative session, lawmakers will consider bills calling on state departments and school districts to eventually replace half of their fleets with compressed natural gas (CNG) or “bi-fuel” vehicles.

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Wyoming's Comfortable Dependency on Natural Resources May Backfire

The Consensus Revenue Estimating Group, CREG, of the Wyoming State Legislature has upgraded its forecast of state revenues. Compared to January 2010 the October CREG report suggests that revenues during the Fiscal Year (FY) 2011-12 Biennium will be 4.9 percent higher than predicted in January.

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