Cities continue to see lower revenues

Sales-tax revenues have declined for the past several years, which has resulted in the county’s two cities to budget more conservatively.

According to the mayors of Rock Springs and Green River, economic indicators from the Wyoming Association of Municipalities suggests the picture won’t improve anytime soon.

For Green River Mayor Pete Rust, the current financial situation now is much different than when he served on the Green River City Council.

“We had all kinds of programs we were starting,” Rust said about his time as a councilman. “We had the money.”

Now, both the municipalities associati...


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