Governor Matt Mead http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Governor proposes budget increase for local government http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/governor-proposes-budget-increase-local-government <p>In the governor’s budget last week, one area that didn’t get a lot of attention is a proposal to increase funding to communities and counties by $175 million.&nbsp; That would be a $40 million increase over his previous proposal.&nbsp; 40 percent of that money would go for infrastructure, such as roads, but the rest would go into operations.&nbsp; If approved, it would come at a time when most local governments are dealing with less revenue.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:06:39 +0000 Bob Beck 50929 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Governor proposes budget increase for local government Gov. Mead reflects on CREG report, promises cuts http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/gov-mead-reflects-creg-report-promises-cuts <p>The Consensus Revenue estimating group came out with projections that lawmakers will have about 85 million more dollars to spend this session.&nbsp; The CREG report is main tool government officials use to forecast how much money the state will have.&nbsp; Governor Matt Mead joins Bob Beck to discuss the report and the impact it has on his budget as he prepares to present it in December.</p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 21:34:08 +0000 Bob Beck 31958 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Gov. Mead reflects on CREG report, promises cuts