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Why Was Medicaid Expansion Rejected and Is There a Better Alternative?

Charlie Katebi and KGAB's Gary Freeman discuss the legislature's rejection of Medicaid expansion and how Wyoming could provide better healthcare for low-income patients. 

 

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Capitol Renovation Budget Transparency Maintained - For Now

Certain very powerful senators tried to bury the cost overruns of their favorite boondoggle, the Wyoming Capitol building. Fortunately for Wyoming taxpayers, they have been reigned in.

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Wyoming Budget Update - Local Government Funding

The $105 million local government funding budget is state aid funded entirely from a rainy day fund raid. Time to grab your wallet and rund for the hills. 

 

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Wyoming Budget Update - We Don't Need the One Percent Account

The Wyoming budget was broken up into a number of parts. In addition to the general appropriations bill we also had the State Capital Construction Bill and the Local Government aid bills. None of these other bills have gone to the governor yet.

How has the entire budget changed as it moved through the budget session and how has that effected the rainy day fund raid and the need to steal from future generations?

 

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Wyoming Budget Update - Budget Shortfall Measures

Or how to raid the rainy day fund and manipulate revenue forecasts all in one. Although on the surface, the purpose of SF 68 is to direct the governor and legislature on how to address budget shortfalls, it does much more. It creates the one percent severance tax account, gives the governor a tool to raid the rainy day fund, and changes who picks the members of the CREG.

 

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Maureen Bader
Hi Susan, thank you for your comment. This section was further amended and the CREG was made an agency, will consist of one or mor... Read More
Friday, 04 March 2016 14:18
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Wyoming Budget Update - UW Matching Funds and Gov Priorities

For those who want to spend millions of  dollars for elite athletics, hey -  give your own money to the Cowboy Joe club. Don’t try to force the taxpayer to pay more for elite athletics. They have other priorities.

 

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Frugality Scorecard and the Laramie County Legislators

Maureen Bader and Gary Freeman talk about the Wyoming Frugality Scorecard and whether Laramie County legislators voted for a bigger rainy day fund raid or to reduce the rainy day fund raid now in the Wyoming budget. 

 

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