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By Nick Reynolds
Casper Star-Tribune-WNE 

State revenue exceeds expectations; provides cautious optimism

 

October 26, 2018



CASPER — Wyoming’s revenues greatly exceeded earlier projections made by the state’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group, according to new numbers released Wednesday morning.

Though the new infusion of funds to the state’s general fund was still not enough to cover the state’s annual budget on its own, Wyoming’s revenues were boosted by strong years both in the oil industry and the stock market which, in turn, helped spur spending on Main Street.

The biannual CREG report showed 2018’s general fund revenues exceeded the group’s optimistic report from January, passing start-of...



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