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Fri May 10, 2013

Wyoming Judicial Branch says there’s nothing left to cut.

Judge Wesley Roberts runs the Riverton Circuit Court. According to a statewide weighted workload study, Roberts does the work of 1.3 judges.
Credit Rebecca Martinez

State agencies worked hard to trim the fat in order to meet an average of 6-percent budget cuts the Wyoming Legislature put into effect this year. The Judicial Branch took a hit of 4-percent budget cut. Because the state revenue forecast is still cloudy, further cuts may be considered. As the state population grows, so does the need for the court system, which makes it next-to-impossible to cut back. Wyoming Public Radio’s Rebecca Martinez reports.

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