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Majority of Wyoming Citizens Support the Taxpayer Protection Pledge

In a recent poll conducted on behalf of the Wyoming Liberty Group, Wyoming taxpayers overwhelmingly supported our Taxpayer Protection Pledge by saying they would be much more likely to vote for a candidate who had signed the pledge.  In the same poll, voters said they believed Wyoming could get it's deficit spending under control through cuts in state spending and not through tax increases.  Listen in as Charlie Katebi talks with Amy Edmonds about these important topics in this week's podcast.  

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Empowering Patients Delivers Savings

Several states have been moving their health care systems in a more patient centered direction.  Reforms that empower patients to find better value in their health care systems is a win-win scenario for both the patient and taxpayers.   Their patients now have both the right information and incentives to find the best health care at the lowest price.  

Listen in as Charlie Katebi talks about two such reforms in this week's Wyoming Liberty Group podcast.

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Has Education Litigation Gotten in the Way of Education?

Has the Wyoming Constitution and a slew of education litigation results from the Wyoming Supreme Court gotten in the way of transformative education in Wyoming?  Listen in as Amy Edmonds talks with Bob Nelson, education finance policy analyst and Boyd Wiggam, chief council for the Wyoming Liberty Group as they discuss the Wyoming education system as it stands today.  Do we need to do something with the Wyoming Constitution in order to get real reform in education?  Has the requirements of litigation in public education really achieved what it said it would? Listen in and find out!

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Criminal Justice Reform 101: Where to Begin

Anthony speaks with Glenn Woods on Bold Republic about problems seen across the nation and in other states’ criminal justice systems and how they are being handled. This interview paints very broad brush strokes of justice reform policy and potential to make Wyoming more efficient.

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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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Putting People Behind Bars Doesn't Work

Is putting people behind bars the best answer for taxpayers and our communities?  Wyoming Liberty Group welcomes Anthony Vibbard who will be working on this very issue.  Listen as he and Amy Edmonds discusses his work on Criminal Justice Reform and some of his early impressions of Wyoming's justice system. 

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Do Yearly Test Scores Really Show Us the Big Picture?

Every year we hear Wyoming test scores have gone up or they have gone down, but what's the REAL story?  Listen in as Amy Edmonds talks with Wyoming Liberty Group's new education finance analyst Bob Nelson. He tells us his first impressions of Wyoming's school funding system and its performance results over the past decade.  Year-to-year headlines can be dangerously short-sighted in the picture they show of what's happening with education in Wyoming.

Join in as Bob tells us what is really happening in Wyoming when we look at test results over a longer period of time.  

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