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Wyoming schools get 36.9% of their funds from local taxes, NEA reports

Nearly 37 percent of Wyoming public education funding comes from local tax revenues, the 31st highest level among the 50 states, according to data from the National Education Association.

2nd-quarter state tax collections in Wyoming reach $777 million, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Wyoming amount to $777 million in the second quarter of 2019, the fourth lowest tally among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

2017-18 teacher pay in Wyoming averaged $58,352

Teachers’ salaries in Wyoming averaged $58,352 for the 2017-2018 school year, the 16th highest rank among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, according to data analyzed by the National Education Association (NEA).

1st-quarter state tax collections in Wyoming reach $495 million, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Wyoming amount to $495 million in the first quarter of 2019, the third lowest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wyoming’s public pensions are 54.4 percent government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Wyoming’s public pension funds in 2018 amounted to 54.4 percent of the total, the fourth lowest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Total state tax collections in Wyoming reach $1.6 billion, Census Bureau reports

State tax revenues in Wyoming amount to $1.6 billion, the second lowest tally among the 50 states, according to newly released data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wyoming among 6 states with no concentrated poverty neighborhoods

Wyoming Business Daily contains no urban neighborhoods with extreme poverty – where at least 40 percent of residents live below the poverty level, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

Wyoming earns grade of D+ for manufacturing health

Wyoming received a grade of D+ on a scorecard developed by Ball State University to gauge the health of each state’s manufacturing sector.

Teton County’s $3,779-per-month cost of living is the highest in Wyoming

Residents of Teton County need to make $3,779 every month to maintain a modest standard of living, making it the most expensive place to live in Wyoming.

Wyoming’s public pensions are 51.1% government funded

Taxpayer contributions to Wyoming’s public pension funds in 2017 amounted to 51.1 percent of the total, the third lowest ratio among the 50 states, according to newly released data by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Wyoming disabled veterans still awaiting action on home loan fee refunds

Despite facing a July 31 target deadline, the Veterans Benefits Administration has yet to provide refunds to tens of thousands of disabled veterans who were erroneously charged home loan funding fees.

Average student loan debt for graduates in Wyoming is $22,524, study finds

College graduates in Wyoming have an average debt burden of $22,524, according to a study by the website 24/7 Wall St. examining average student loan debt in the 50 states.

Income taxes make up 0% of total state, local levies in Wyoming, study finds

State income tax revenues in Wyoming represent 0 percent of its total state and local levies, according to a new study by the Tax Foundation.

Wyoming scores 73.1 out of 100 in litigation climate survey

Wyoming earned a score of 73.1 out of 100 in a new ranking of state litigation climates released Wednesday by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform.

Wyoming ranks 2nd highest in state, local government GDP, study finds

Wyoming finished second highest in the size of its state and local government operations, based on their share of the state’s gross domestic product, according to a 24/7 Wall St. analysis.

Wyoming pension plans are 76% funded, study finds

The funded ratio of the Wyoming public pension plans stands at 76%, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on fiscal-year 2017 data.

Uinta rated least livable among Wyoming counties, study finds

Uinta was ranked Wyoming’s worst county to live in, according to a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of regions with the poorest quality of life within all 50 states.

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