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By Marcus Huff
Staff Writer 

2018 legislative budget session starts Monday

 

February 10, 2018



CHEYENNE — With the state still suffering from a budget deficit due to a loss in mineral wealth, legislators will begin their budget session on Monday, with over 400 bills to consider, and budget hearings that hopefully satisfy the Office of the Governor.

From an appropriations standpoint, legislators have to work around the fact that Governor Matt Mead has requested $105 million for local government and general fund spending, $64 million to complete the Capitol renovation project, $205 million for school facilities, approximately $50 million in increased spending for Department of Health...



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