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By Ogden Driskill
Vice President Wyoming Senate Chairman Travel Recreation and Wildlif 

Legislative Wrap Up


March 26, 2020

The 65th Wyoming Legislature wound down late Thursday night (March 12). The session had four more days than a standard budget session and we needed them all to get through the year.

As everyone is aware it has been a tough year for Wyoming's coffers and looks to be even tougher coming up.

This year there were 256 house bills introduced and 97 of those became law. There were 142 Senate files and 70 of those became law. That is a 42% pass rate.

The biggest bill in a budget session is the budget itself. The total (all spending) appropriations were $8.819 billion dollars. Of this, $2.9 billi...

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