Since coal companies are no longer buying coal leases, Wyoming may need to find a new way to fund school construction.
Friday the legislature’s joint revenue committee was asked to support legislation that would increase either property or sales taxes to pay for school construction. But several legislators say it’s too early to consider a tax. Revenue Committee member Tom Reeder has voted against the last several budgets and he’s calling for lawmakers to stop spending first.
“I have heard nobody talk about…we could make government more efficient by doing XYZ.”