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Legislature passes conservative budget, largest property tax reform package in state's history

On Friday evening, we gaveled a close to the 67th Budget Session in the Wyoming Senate and House. It was a tumultuous budget year. Yet, despite political differences and policy disagreements, the Legislature passed a conservative, balanced budget that addresses our state's needs and invests in the future.

Those investments include funding for nursing homes, preschool for developmentally disabled children and home services for senior centers. The budget supports mental health efforts and funds energy projects.

Additionally, and importantly, the final budget restored more than $300 million for t...

 
 
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