Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

From the desk of House Majority Floor Leader Chip Neiman

As I write this column, the 67th budget session of the Wyoming Legislature is now underway. We are on day five of Wyoming's budget session, which is a shorter, 20-day yearly legislative session primarily focused on prioritizing the state's budget needs.

As in the past, I have gone into this session concentrated on controlling and limiting the growth of government. That means closely examining any and all appropriations coming before the House of Representatives – bearing in mind that every dollar allocated comes from the hard work of Wyoming people.

Beyond the budget, more than 220 bills have...