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Wyoming Budget

Rating the Raters: Unmasking WYCAP’s ‘Conservative’ Scores – A Tale of Transparency, Twists, and Tenuous Truths

Have you come across the latest ‘transparent’ conservative rating site? It claims to be a beacon of truth, but a closer look reveals a different story. In an unexpected twist, the Wyoming Conservatice Accountability Project (WYCAP) legislator rating system ranks all five Democrats as more conservative than those often labeled as ultra-conservative, MAGA Republicans, or… Read More »Rating the Raters: Unmasking WYCAP’s ‘Conservative’ Scores – A Tale of Transparency, Twists, and Tenuous Truths

Raise the bar (and save Wyoming)

To save our Wyoming way of life in these trying economic times, we need to find candidates that will figuratively give their last full measure to achieve substantial spending cuts to protect Wyoming from tax increases and an income tax. Yes, the liberals (Democrats and Republicans) repeatedly moan, “You can’t cut your way out of… Read More »Raise the bar (and save Wyoming)

Senator Tom James is a Rock Star

If you don’t know Senator Tom James, a Republican representing Sweetwater County, you should. He’s helped improve the transparency of Wyoming government spending more in his first term than just about any other politician. OpenTheBooks.com has been for three years trying to shed light on where the spending in Wyoming is centered. They’ve done great work… Read More »Senator Tom James is a Rock Star

Dan Crenshaw is a Rockstar, I wish we could get him to come and school our state legislators

It’s to bad he’s not from Wyoming, the world could use a few more cowboys like him. Applying this to our state, I think of our legislators, especially my legislators from Campbell County. especially from Campbell Country. Medicaid expansion, it’s free money. We need to spend more on state government, for roads, for education, for… Read More »Dan Crenshaw is a Rockstar, I wish we could get him to come and school our state legislators

Coming to a Wyoming Near you… Unless we stop Medicaid Expansion

Hat tip: Dan Brophy New York: Albany’s Self-Inflicted Medicaid Crisis In 2020, the biggest headache facing Albany will be Medicaid, the state-run health plan that covers more than 6 million lower-income and disabled New Yorkers. As revealed last month, Medicaid is running 16 percent over budget—opening a $4 billion deficit in the state’s current financial… Read More »Coming to a Wyoming Near you… Unless we stop Medicaid Expansion

Wyoming Budget Information

Here is some useful information headed into the 2020 Legislative session. Best start with reading the budget factbook from the State of Wyoming. Here is a quick summary of the budget information of the various states as of January 12, 2020. The data is from Wikipedia which sources their data to the state legislators across… Read More »Wyoming Budget Information