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Budget crisis heads for the classroom

Rep. Neiman seeks input on protecting teachers and students from shortfall

Making cuts to the budgets of Wyoming’s schools is no longer optional – it’s happening, says Representative Chip Neiman, whether we like it or not.

District #1’s new state rep organized a listening session with the Crook County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees and staff members last week to share the depth of the budget crisis faced by the State of Wyoming and to ask for ideas and input as the Wyoming State Legislature goes about trying to solve it.

“We are kind of in a difficult situation at the state – I feel like a little dark raincloud wherever I go,” he joked, be...