Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming's revenue estimating group says legislators will have less money to spend then they originally thought. The state's Consensus Revenue Estimating Group predicts revenues into the state's General Fund 15 million dollars less then predicted in October.
But officials note there is still plenty of money to spend, but State Senator Phil Nicholas says there will be less to spend in the past. Nicholas chairs the Senate appropriations committee and says lawmakers are trying to establish some priorities.
Cheyenne, WY – Now that the school education lawsuit has been resolved, a state senator says they can move forward with improving education. Senator Hank Coe of Cody is the chairman of the Senate Education Committee. He is pleased that they have the burden of the lawsuit behind them, so that they can now focus on what is best for kids.
Coe says they have already made great strides in improving academic standards and in providing incentives for students to perform better in school.