Our View: State faces economic storm

The state is looking to weather a storm, and it’s one that Wyoming could have at least bought an umbrella for.

Newspapers across southwestern Wyoming have published stories about the upcoming budgetary shortfall local governments are expecting to experience. The state is in the same boat, with Gov. Matt Mead calling for a $200 million cut this year from the state budget.

Yes, the discussion at the state includes setting possibly guidelines on opening up the vault on the state’s rainy-day fund, officially known as the Legislative Stabilization Reserve Account. This is something the communities...


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