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Wyoming job growth this year projected at 0.4%

Job growth in Wyoming is expected to reach 0.4 percent by the end of 2020, down from the state's 2019 job growth of 1.5 percent, according to a new study by Kiplinger that assessed state economic outlooks.

Wyoming has adequate funds to weather moderate recession

Wyoming would have adequate revenues to manage a moderate economic downturn without raising taxes or cutting services, according to a new analysis from Moody’s Analytics.

Wyoming ranks first in annual tax climate ranking

Wyoming finished first in a new study by the Tax Foundation showing which states are best at structuring their tax systems

College football coach is highest-paid public employee in Wyoming

Craig Bohl, head football coach at the University of Wyoming, earned $1.4 million in 2018, making Bohl the highest-paid public employee in Wyoming last year, according to a ranking by the website GOBankingRates.

Funding for arts agencies in Wyoming to reach $1.1 million in FY2020

Legislative appropriations for Wyoming arts agencies are projected to reach $1.1 million for fiscal year 2020, which equates to $1.92 per capita in the state, according to a report from the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies (NASAA).

Wyoming levies a total tax on lodging of 4%

Hotel room bills in Wyoming tack on a total state lodging tax of 4 percent, the 45th highest lodging tax rate in the nation, according to a study by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL).

23 counties in Wyoming are now 2nd Amendment sanctuaries

Twenty-three counties in the state are now under a Second Amendment sanctuary law or ordinance, according to updates from the website Gunrightswatch.com and media reports.

383 borrowers in Wyoming filed for student loan forgiveness in 2nd quarter

Borrowers in Wyoming who sought forgiveness of their student loans in the second quarter of 2019 numbered 383, according to a new state-by-state analysis by the U.S. Department of Education.

$79.2 million in federal research dollars flowed to Wyoming in FY 2018

Federal agency research dollars going to Wyoming totaled $79.2 million in fiscal year 2018, according to a new analysis by the Research!America alliance.

Wyoming received nearly $1.5 million in public broadcasting funds last year

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting allocated $1,477,302 in fiscal-year 2018 to support public television and radio in Wyoming, the fourth lowest amount among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, CPB reported.

Wyoming 2-year college students pay $3,240 in tuition and fees

Wyoming two-year colleges charged students $3,240 in tuition and fees during the 2018-19 academic year, the ninth lowest cost among 49 states examined, the College Board said in a new report.

The one U.S. House member from Wyoming makes $174,000 annually

The single U.S. House of Representatives member representing Wyoming draws an annual salary of $174,000, according to the Congressional Research Service.

Wyoming 4-year university tuitions jumped 27% over 15 years

Wyoming four-year public university tuition and fees went from $4,393 in 2004-05 to $5,581 in 2019-20, the seventh smallest increase among the 50 states and the District of Columbia, the College Board said in a new report.

Wyoming legislators make base salary of $150 per day

State lawmakers in Wyoming now draw a base salary of $150 per day, in addition to travel outlays of 58 cents per mile, according to a recent study by the National Conference of State Legislatures.

Wyoming community college tuitions jumped 82.7% over 15 years

Wyoming two-year college tuition and fees at public institutions went from $2,284 in 2004-05 to $4,173 in 2019-20, the third largest increase among 49 states studied, the College Board said in a new report.

Wyoming governor makes annual salary of $105,000

The governor of Wyoming now draws a yearly salary of $105,000, the sixth lowest salary among the governors of the 50 states, according to recently reported financial data and media reports.

NEA estimates Wyoming K-12 schools spent $1.8 billion in 2018-19

Public schools in Wyoming spent an estimated $1.8 billion during the 2018-19 academic year, a 5.2 percent increase in expenditures over the previous year, according to a National Education Association report.

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