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Sales Tax Up In At Least 2 Wyoming Counties
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — People are paying higher sales taxes in at least two Wyoming counties to raise money for construction projects.
Fremont County's sales tax increased from 4 percent to 5 percent on Monday.
The Associated Press reports that voters approved the increase in November to pay…
Several Counties Qualify For Drought Assistance
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has declared several Wyoming counties eligible for federal disaster assistance because of drought conditions.
The Associated Press reports farmers and ranchers in Hot Springs, Fremont, Park and Washakie counties may qualify for emergency lo…
Wyoming Senate Rejects New School Planning Bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — State lawmakers have rejected a bill that would have allowed counties to require developers to set aside land for new schools.
The bill passed the House but the Senate defeated it in a 15-14 vote on Tuesday.
The bill was pushed by lawmakers from the Cheyenne area in the wak…