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A Demographic Reality-Check for Downtown Cheyenne

Local government promoters continually discuss how to use tax dollars to revive downtowns. Cheyenne is no different. During the run-up to the 2014 Cheyenne City Council elections, the local newspaper asked candidates what they would do to improve Cheyenne’s downtown. … Continue reading

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Coal Alchemy and Corporate Welfare

A Wyoming love story For thousands of years, alchemists tried to change base metals into gold. Today, this lofty goal rests unachieved, but its legacy remains. Now, instead of changing lead to gold, crafty alchemists look to change money from … Continue reading

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WyLiberty Brief Helps Turn Tide in Texas Free Speech Case

DALLAS, TX – The Texas Fifth Court of Appeals ruled yesterday in Cary v. Texas that evidence presented by state prosecutors to convict David Cary of bribery, money laundering and engaging in organized criminal activity was legally insufficient. The state … Continue reading

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Obamacare’s Crisis and Opportunity

In March, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell, a case that could decide the fate of Obamacare in Wyoming and around the country.  The case centers on whether the federal government has the authority to issue … Continue reading

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Time for Real Choice in Education

Parents must be freed to direct and choose their children’s educational path and the federal government must remove itself entirely from the education policy arena. Continue reading

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How Other Spending Obscures Wyoming’s Fiscal Cliff

Wyoming’s budgeting process is extremely complicated and these complications could lead us blindly off the fiscal cliff. It is time for Wyoming to bring its spending in line with taxpayer’s ability to pay. Continue reading

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Cheyenne’s Campaign Against Wyoming-Grown Business

Cities like Cheyenne use zoning codes to prohibit residents from starting many small business types from home. Casper’s home occupations ordinance shows there is a better way. Continue reading

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WyLiberty Attorneys File Brief in Wisconsin Free Speech Case

Wisconsin threatens what most Americans consider honest civic engagement Continue reading

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Uncompensated Care Calamity

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.  After the Wyoming legislature overwhelmingly rejected Medicaid expansion, its advocates returned to the drawing board to design another half-baked measure to help hospitals cope with the rising cost of uncompensated care. … Continue reading

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The 2015 Supplemental Budget – A Wrap Up

If Governor Mead continues pushing for a rainy day fund raid instead of bringing the size of government down to a level citizens can afford to fund, he will leave our children and grandchildren with a legacy of debt and higher taxes. Continue reading

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