The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services has merged with the Department of Employment. Wyoming Governor Matt Mead signed into law Senate File 120 Friday that officially re-organizes the two agencies into one.
The City of Buffalo and Johnson County, along with cities and counties throughout Wyoming will be getting more money from the state after the Wyoming Senate passed a bill aimed at distributing more than $10 million in additional funding to local entities.
Wednesday a budget amendment that would have restored the remaining 4% of the 10% funding cuts to agencies around the state that work with the developmentally disabled failed in the House. The cuts were made nearly three years ago during the Freudenthal Administration.