Wyoming Liberty Group
Maureen Bader and Glenn Woods discuss the Taxpayer Protection Pledge and poll results that indicate voters are more likely to vote for a candidate who has signed the pledge.
CHEYENNE, WY: The Wyoming Liberty Group released its Taxpayer Protection poll question results today, showing that 65 percent of respondents are more likely to vote for a candidate who has signed a pledge promising to not raise state taxes.
Maureen Bader and Gary Freeman discuss the need for a Taxpayer Protection Pledge. Can you family afford to pay an additional $27,000 per year to support a supersized government?
Maureen Bader and Glenn Woods talk about who signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge in Campbell County and why the voters of Campbell County should be most worried about a tax hike.
Maureen Bader and Glenn Woods discuss Governor Mead's 8-percent budget cuts, how they do little to shrink the size of government to a level remaining taxpayers can afford, and how citizens can hold candidates accountable in the next election.
Is Wyoming in need of a tax reform? Recent economic news indicates that this may be a question worth considering in a not too distant future.
The latest CREG report on state government tax revenue presents an improved forecast of General Fund revenue by four percent over January. While the first reaction appears to be a rush to the spending binges, it comes with a longer-term question that calls for deeper analysis. It starts with Governor Mead's restrained fiscal regime, which has capped state spending in a way Wyoming had not seen in at least a decade. This welcome change for the better has been followed by a slow but visible industrial diversifcation of the Wyoming economy.