A recent study by the Pew Charitable Trust shows that Wyoming has not seen an economic recovery that has benefitted other states.

In fact, the study shows that 41 states have seen increased tax revenues while Wyoming has fallen farther behind.

District 51 State Representative Cyrus Western serves on the Joint Revenue Committee and commented on the state’s tax revenue dilemma…

He pointed to Sheridan’s success at bringing in EMIT, L&H, and Weatherby as examples of those small steps.

Lawmakers and the state’s electorate will have to find common ground by the next legislative session on what benefits might have to be cut before choosing from a number of revenue sources that failed in the last session.

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