School finance: Lawmakers' biggest remaining challenge
March 3, 2021
Some hefty matters await Wyoming lawmakers when they reconvene March 1 for the final stage of this most unconventional 2021 legislative session.
The supplemental budget bill looms large, and with good reason: The state is in the midst of a historic revenue crisis and a number of difficult cuts will have to be made.
But for pure law-making nuance, political complexity and long-lasting impact, perhaps no forthcoming sausage will be meatier than House Bill 61- School finance recalibration.
Recalibration happens every five years — at the end and the midpoint of each decade. In keeping with...