State Budgets

Priority-Based Budgeting is Right Solution for Wyoming

Wyoming can no longer afford to ignore the elephant in the room – budget shortfalls as far as the eye can see.

Unfortunately, Wyoming’s fiscal problems will not improve by applying status-quo “solutions,” such as enacting discriminatory tax increases, raiding non-general fund accounts and refusing to fully fund pensions.

Accounting gimmicks will not resolve the structural deficit. This broken budget process should be replaced with priority-based budgeting, focused on delivering results for hardworking taxpayers.

Read more at the Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

Williams, Bob. (2017, Feb. 16). Priority-Based Budgeting is Right Solution for Wyoming. Retrieved

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