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Wyoming Education Funding

The Wyoming school system receives $19000.00 a year per student for funding. Amazingly, this increase in funding has not yielded any improvements overtime in performance test scores. Why aren't our educators and legislators held accountable for this disconnect of funding and lack of results? The very fact that these actual spending, funding and testing results aren't available for the public to review is unacceptable for Government Transparency and the public rights to know how our taxes are being spent.

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Stand and Deliver Transparency

Honesty, integrity, and clarity. These are some of the values we hope our public schools will instill in our children. So why is it so hard to get the school system to follow the same principles by telling us how our tax dollars are spent?

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Jonathan Downing joins Glenn Woods on KGAB

Jonathan Downing discusses potential tax increases by the Revenue Committee, government efficiency and the state budget.

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ATTENTION - Your Taxes Will Go Up!

It is important for the people of Wyoming to take action!

18LSO-0142 - Sales Tax on Specified Services (This is the proposed legislation)

This proposed bill will impose a 4-6% sales tax on the services that you use on a regular basis, increasing the price at the register and increasing the cost of goods purchased when small businesses are forced to pass along the service taxes they pay in order for them to remain profitable and in business.

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But Wait – We Still Have a Budget Problem!

Spending continues to increase. The big spenders want:

WyoFlot – a state government airline system ($80-$100 million)

Workforce Development ($50 million)

Even more for already a costly school bureaucracy
(with NO Academic Improvement for our kids!)

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The State Efficiency Report

Means to a Legacy of Administrative Excellence

In 2017 Wyoming legislators approved the State Efficiency Report bill. The Wyoming Spending and Efficiency Commission, chaired by Senator Drew Perkins, awarded the contract, and in October a team of former CEO’s and CFO’s from Alvarez & Marsal submitted this draft report. So it was that Wyoming’s legislative branch supported Wyoming’s executive branch to create a legacy of administrative excellence.

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Wyoming History of Women’s Suffrage

Geologically, socially, and culturally, Wyoming is a crossroads.  Geologically, the crossroads consist of the Laramide orogeny, the collision of tectonic plates that literally gave rise to the Rocky Mountains.  As the westward pioneer migration proceeded, the telescope on a prairie schooner often focused on the peaks of the Rockies as seen from the grasslands of Nebraska and Kansas.  Pikes Peak was first spotted from Kansas, and Laramie Peak from Nebraska on the Oregon trail.  These important landmarks both guided the pioneers and helped them measure their slow progress towards the dreams of land, freedom and opportunity, creating a certain type of social responsibility to each other and a unique culture.

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