Committee cuts $60.1 million from recommended education cost adjustment
October 28, 2021
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee voted Monday to reduce the recommended external cost adjustment for K-12 education by $60.1 million.
Gov. Mark Gordon will receive the recommendation next month from the committee for an amount of only $10.1 million. If approved as recommended, those funds would go toward energy and supplies costs for the first year of the 2023-24 biennium education budget.
The cut goes against a recommendation made by the Joint Education Interim Committee at the beginning of October. Lawmakers on that committee approved an external cos...