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Lawmakers have lengthy to-do list for budget session

CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers were set to convene Monday for a budget session. But the to-do list this time around is longer than normal.

The Wyoming Legislature is tasked with crafting a two-year financial plan for the state, something that is a necessity every budget session. But along with that, lawmakers must decide ow to spend a half billion dollars in relief aid while redrawing the state’s legislative map as part of the once-a-decade redistricting process.

The 20-day budget session happens every even-numbered year. This time around, the Legislature will be handling three budgets: the base b...

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