wyoming budget http://wyomingpublicradio.net en Legislative Session Wraps Up http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/legislative-session-wraps <p></p><p>Members of Wyoming's Republican leadership raved about&nbsp;the legislative session that wrapped up Thursday, praising&nbsp;the state budget and lawmakers' support of business.&nbsp; The GOP leaders said the budget will do a lot for the state, but they noted that they were also able to put a lot into savings.&nbsp; Although the Senate Appropriations Committee was criticized for focusing too much on saving, Chairman Eli Bebout says in fact they probably spent too much. He says the energy industry could face tough times in Wyoming and it's important to be prepared.</p> Fri, 07 Mar 2014 01:25:03 +0000 Bob Beck 54965 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Legislative Session Wraps Up Senator suggests tuition hike for UW http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/senator-suggests-tuition-hike-uw <p>After hearing the budget request from the University of Wyoming, a State Senator says it is time that U-W look at raising tuition to a much higher level.&nbsp;</p><p>Senate Appropriations Chairman Eli Bebout says the cost of maintaining a high quality institution is substantial.&nbsp; Bebout says U-W had to go through some difficult budget cuts and so it may be time that the University take steps to raise some of its own revenue.<strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 00:45:17 +0000 Bob Beck 51226 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Senator suggests tuition hike for UW State well positioned with investments http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/state-well-positioned-investments <p>Wyoming’s investment portfolio should allow it to survive the looming fiscal cliff and international financial problems.&nbsp;</p><p>Gordon says former Treasurer Joe Meyer and others have done a good job of diversifying Wyoming’s portfolio.&nbsp; He says that has allowed the state to make significant amount money through investments.<strong>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; </strong></p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 01:40:06 +0000 Bob Beck 34235 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net State well positioned with investments Wyoming natural gas prices continue to drop http://wyomingpublicradio.net/post/wyoming-natural-gas-prices-continue-drop <p>&nbsp;Wyoming continues to monitor slumping natural gas prices that officials say threaten to cost the state<br />millions in lost tax revenues.</p><p>The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that natural gas prices averaged $2.10 per thousand cubic feet at the<br />Opal Hub in western Wyoming through the first few weeks of March. That&#39;s down from $2.52 in February. This time last year, gas prices averaged nearly $3.80 per thousand cubic feet.</p> Wed, 04 Apr 2012 21:15:01 +0000 Associated Press 22153 at http://wyomingpublicradio.net Wyoming natural gas prices continue to drop