Wyoming is facing a growing budget deficit and historic shortfalls in revenue due to a continuing decline in fossil fuels, and things are expected to get worse.

To survive, Wyoming needs to do two things: significantly cut government programs and services, including K-12 education, and create new revenue streams, preferably without increasing taxes. That was the message five local Republican legislators want to get out to the public ahead of the reconvening of the 2021 Legislature in March.

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