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By Karla Pomeroy

No new taxes in 2018?

Latest CREG report could mean State Legislature avoids raising taxes this year


January 20, 2018

WORLAND — With a more positive CREG report, Rep. Mike Greear said the Wyoming State Legislature likely won’t be looking at any new taxes during next month’s budget session.

Greear spoke to the Worland City Council Tuesday night about the upcoming session.

“We’re going into a budget session this year. Really going into 3 ½ years of the downturn in Wyoming’s economy. We’ve been working on paring back the budget,” he said.

Greear said the most recent report from the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group added another $197 million in revenue for the biennium.

Some of the increase...

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