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By Seth Klamann
Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Legislators study bill to raise taxes to fund schools


January 10, 2019

CASPER — Lawmakers will consider a bill that would increase taxes for all property in Wyoming and send tens of millions of dollars to public schools here over the coming years. 

The education-funding deficit has been a dominant topic for Wyoming lawmakers for years, as the recent bust created a deficit that was projected to top $1.8 billion by the beginning of the next decade. Two years later, the situation has stabilized somewhat, but the core problem remains unsolved, off cials said. This measure, which would add three mill levies to all property in Wyoming in each of the next three ye...

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