budget proposal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Legislators have mixed reaction to the Governor’s budget proposal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/legislators-have-mixed-reaction-governor-s-budget-proposal <p>This week Governor Matt Mead told the legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee that he is proposing cutting 60 million dollars out of the current state budget and he wants to eliminate a number of vacant government positions.&nbsp; He also wants to build the legislative savings account up to $3 billion, raise gas taxes by ten cents a gallon and he opposes expanding Medicaid services in the state.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports that legislators have mixed reactions about the governor’s key proposals.</p><p>(GOVERNOR SPEAKING)</p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 23:29:13 +0000 Bob Beck 34087 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Legislators have mixed reaction to the Governor’s budget proposal