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Wyoming puts historic amount of money into savings

CHEYENNE – In his weekly interview with Northern Wyoming News on Feb. 20, Senator Ed Cooper said that Wyoming’s budget had reached concurrence between the House and Senate and that about $1.3 billion had been put into Permanent Mineral Trust Fund, which would yield around $65 million a year in interest.

This amount is more than the Senate had planned on putting into savings, but Cooper claims that...