The federal stimulus bails out Wyo. state, local governments, for now

The $1.9 trillion stimulus plan’s full implications for Wyoming are too numerous and nuanced to know yet, but the import of one facet is already clear: The roughly $1.3 billion it provides Wyoming’s state, county and local governments will go a long way toward alleviating their current fiscal crises.

President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act into law last week and the details of this latest federal stimulus are finally emerging.

Observers are already making comparisons to the CARES Act passed just under a year ago. Many question the sheer magnitude of the ARP Act package given th...


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