The largest of Gordon’s new government projects includes $15 million for Wyoming Community Development to address unmet housing needs throughout the state.
A cybersecurity threats grow more common and sophisticated, Gov. Mark Gordon wants more than $7 million to beef up its cyber defenses, including a dedicated law enforcement officer in Wyoming.
Gov. Mark Gordon on Thursday presented his $354 million supplemental budget, stating that Wyoming should invest revenue from recent oil and gas boom so state can support itself during more lean years in the future.
Wyoming State Budget Director Kevin Hibbard said despite a bump in Wyoming’s tax revenues, the long-term outlook is “scary.”
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Gov. Mark Gordon on Tuesday said addressing the state’s financial situation will require more than simply recommending spending cuts.
Gov. Mark Gordon released his supplemental budget proposal on Monday, which includes additional cuts on top of the 10% he implemented in July.
Sen. Dave Kinskey said the domestic and international sentiment against fossil fuels coupled with a Democratic president will likely spell doom for Wyoming’s oil and gas industry.
While the Wyoming’s main bank account is still expected to fall short of what is needed to pay for state operations for the next two years, the level of that deficit has been cut almost in half
The first round of Wyoming budget cuts have been finalized, totaling more than $250 million, with an additional $80 million in cuts to maintenance of state buildings and those at the University of Wyoming and community colleges.
Gov. Mark Gordon’s efforts to create a true two-year budget for state government should encourage state agencies to plan better for the future, he said Thursday.