Our view: Tax issues don't have a 'one and done' fix
January 27, 2021
Wyoming has a revenue problem. That’s something we can all agree on.
The continued reliance on the mineral extraction has put several state services at risk as legislators scramble to find ways to cut costs without increased taxation or other “revenue enhancers” that would bring more funding into the state coffers. We’re certain their efforts won’t be enough, even if they go as far as cutting $100 million from education spending and bait the state’s school districts into a lawsuit in the process.
A reader sent us a rough outline creating what he calls a “third rail” for stat...