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Governor suggests stark budget cuts


November 19, 2020

Another half billion dollars will be chopped from the state’s budget if Governor Mark Gordon’s supplemental budget is approved by the Legislature in January.

The proposal, released on Monday, reflects an average cut of 15% to state agencies. Speaking during a press conference, Gordon commented that he was handed a $3.3 billion budget when he took office; if the supplemental budget is approved, it will total $2.4 billion, “a pretty substantial reduction.”

“It is a proposal that meets my statutory requirement to present a balanced budget and my commitment to the Wyoming people to l...

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