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Opinion: Wyo doesn’t mind taxes — provided someone else pays them

Opinion by Dave Dodson, WyoFile About half the revenues into Wyoming’s general fund and budget reserve account come from mineral taxes. Those are paid by someone, just not us. And let’s not forget that if 60 million...
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Op-Ed: Biden needs a new regulatory agenda

Opinion By Ross Marchand-Taxpayers Protection Alliance, The Center Square It is up to every president to craft a sensible regulatory agenda that takes into account the full costs and benefits of new rules. Unfortunately, President...

Opinion: No more excuses, legislators: Wyo needs hate-crime law

Opinion By Kerry Drake, WyoFile I’ve watched Wyoming lawmakers debate hate crime bills for three decades without moving the needle a scintilla toward passage. After seeing the Joint Judiciary Committee discuss the issue at a meeting in Casper...

Opinion: Decarbonization – it’s the demand side, stupid

Opinion By Rupert Darwall/RealClearWire, The Center Square By any standard, the London meeting of finance ministers of the Group of Seven leading Western economies a week before the G7 leaders’ summit was historic. By committing...
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Opinion: Why I’m founding the Financial Innovation Caucus

Opinion By Senator Cynthia Lummis Wyoming has always boasted pioneers. We’re called the Equality State because we broke so many barriers for women. We also lead in the energy sector, as both the country’s biggest...

Opinion: Three cheers for Superintendent Balow

To whom it may concern: I could not be more proud of the courageous stand Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow took in defying the introduction of the 1619 Project and Critical Race Theory in...
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Will Cheney run for president in 2024, not Congress in 2022?

Opinion By Sven Larson, WyoFile The 2022 election is only 18 months away. Since this is a midterm election, the spotlight will be on the narrow Democratic majorities in Congress. Few House races will attract more...
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Op-Ed: There is a bipartisan moment for energy and climate this Earth Day

By Jeff Eshelman-Independent Petroleum Association of America, The Center Square Too often, the conventional wisdom is that we have to decide between a strong energy industry and solutions to address climate change. That false choice couldn’t...
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Opinion: We cannot afford to wait. We must address our deficit.

Opinion By Senator Cynthia Lummis Here in Wyoming, we understand the importance of living within our means. We don’t spend more than we have, we save when times are good, and we take pride in...
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Opinion: A Wyoming Republican Call to Action

Opinion by Dr. Joseph McGinley My name is Dr. Joseph McGinley. I have served as the Chairman of the Natrona County Republican Party (NCRP) for the past 4 years and as Vice Chairman the 4...