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Who Wants to Pay Higher Taxes?

When recently asked over 65% of Wyoming citizens said they would be more likely to support a candidate for public office who had signed the Taxpayer  Protection Pledge.  Why?  Because a majority of citizens do not want to pay higher taxes, which is why it's so important to know if your local legislator has signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge.  Listen in as Amy Edmonds talks with John Birbari about the pledge. 

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Block Grants: A prescription for Medicaid reform in Wyoming

Every year, Wyoming taxpayers spend hundreds of millions of dollars on Medicaid. Yet we have little to say in its management.  The federal government mandates who Medicaid covers, what it pays for, and how it pays doctors.  Because of all these mandates, Medicaid has grown too large and cumbersome to ensure patients have reliable access to quality healthcare. 

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Is Wyoming Getting What it Pays for in Education?

Amy Edmonds speaks with KGAB’s Gary Freeman about education in Wyoming. Is Wyoming truly getting what it pays for when it comes to public education? Wyoming would be better off looking at Education Savings Accounts as a way to save taxpayers money and strengthen parental choice. Listen in as they talk about this and other education related topics.

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Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer Catastrophe

Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate, Bernie Sanders, constantly chastises America’s healthcare system for being too expensive.  But rather than improve our healthcare through greater choice and competition, Senator Sanders calls for imposing a one-size-fits-all government-run system across the entire industry.

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Amy Edmonds Speaks About Education Savings Account with Chuck Gray KVOC

Amy Edmonds spoke with Chuck Gray on his radio show Tuesday and discussed why Education Savings Accounts will help improve the state's budget woes and provide much needed school choice options throughout the state.  Education Savings Accounts are funded through a voluntary tax credit and then awarded to means tested Wyoming families and would provide $8000 per child for their education.  Wyoming currently spends over $16,000 per child on public education.  This plan would provide a savings of half that cost.  Listen as Amy and Chuck discuss the details.  

 

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Skyrocketing Education Spending Produce Meager Results

Amy Edmonds joins John Birbari on KVOW Riverton Radio to talk about Wyoming K-12 spending and education results over the past 20 years.  While Wyoming education spending has skyrocketed, education results have not kept pace.  

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Veto and Override - A Power Struggle at the Wyoming Legislature

After months of review and mammoth change, the Wyoming legislature sent Governor Mead’s budget back to him for his signature. When the governor sent it back – signed – it had more line item vetoes than ever before.

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