Wyoming Majority Optimistic About 2019 General Session

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House and Senate majority leaders expressed optimism about the future of Wyoming while outlining their priorities for the 2019 General Session. Following Governor Mark Gordon’s first State of the State Address, leaders of the majority pledged their willingness to work with the new administration in executing a shared vision for the state.

Leaders of the Republican Majority committed to serving the people of Wyoming through the modernization of Wyoming’s tax structure, the diversification of the economy, and increased access to quality education and healthcare for Wyoming families.

Senate President Drew Perkins explained plans to close the budget deficit, lower the overall tax rate, and support economic development through industries such as energy, tourism, and agriculture. House Speaker Steve Harshman stated that he sees this general session as an opportunity to look at long-term solutions to Wyoming’s education funding models.

According to House Majority Floor Leader Eric Barlow, lowering the cost and improving the quality of healthcare is among the list of priorities for this general session.

To follow the work of the 65th Wyoming State Legislature, visit https://www.wyoleg.gov.


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