Joint Appropriations Committee
CHEYENNE — Beginning Monday, the Wyoming Legislature needs to focus on the proposed state budget and delay attention on the legal status of a 2013 law that stripped state Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of many of her duties, legislative leaders say.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming should pay county governments to keep them whole if Congress cuts a longstanding program that compensates them for lost tax revenue on federal lands, a legislative committee voted Thursday.
CHEYENNE — Key legislators are scheduled to vote this week on an additional $3.3 million for Wyoming preschools serving more than 4,000 special needs children from birth through age 5.
CHEYENNE — Members of a key legislative committee will explore whether lawmaker approval should be required before the state buys any more large ranches.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Legislature’s 2014 budget session won’t have a tussle over a fuel tax increase or a lottery.
With a little more than a month until the Wyoming Legislature’s 2014 budget session, it’s crunch time for lawmakers.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming community colleges are looking to start a new program that aims to increase the number of students successfully completing college.
CHEYENNE — The two Democrats on the state Legislature's 12-member Joint Appropriations Committee questioned on Monday Gov. Matt Mead's recommendation against expanding the Medicaid program to cover about 16,000 uninsured residents.
CHEYENNE -- Pessimism or optimism? The tenor of next week's Joint Appropriations Committee meeting figures to have a significant impact on early next year's state Legislature session.
CHEYENNE — Faced with base salaries for state government employees dropping for the first time in 20 years and a rising turnover rate, Gov. Matt Mead says he will make another push for pay hikes during the Legislature’s budget session next year.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Unwanted pounds multiply like stacks of amendments for many lawmakers in the Wyoming Capitol.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers wrapped up their first week of hearings on Gov. Matt Mead's proposed budget Friday, setting the stage for debate on his call for fundamental changes in state fiscal policies when the Legislature convenes next month.
CHEYENNE -- University of Wyoming President Tom Buchanan made his case for a 3 percent pay raise for faculty and employees Tuesday afternoon before the state Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead took his budget recommendations before state lawmakers and faced some opposition Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. — State Rep. Bryan Pedersen, R-Cheyenne, said Thursday that he won’t seek another legislative term this year — possibly to prepare for a run for state treasurer.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Lawmakers wrapped up the 2012 budget session a day early Thursday, calling it a smooth and efficient process.
CHEYENNE -- A bill that effectively eliminates cost-of-living raises for retired public employees will be up for a final vote in the Wyoming Senate today.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Sen. Phil Nicholas sat in shirt sleeves at his desk in the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee room last month.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The Joint Appropriations Committee put some finishing touches on the $3.2 billion state budget for 2013-14 on Wednesday and sent it to the floor of the Wyoming House and Senate for more action.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- When the full Legislature gets its shot at state spending later this month, most of the focus will be on the $1.9 billion Wyoming Department of Health budget.