Rainy day account http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Gov. Mead reiterates need to grow 'rainy day account' during State of the State speech http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/gov-mead-reiterates-need-grow-rainy-day-account-during-state-state-speech <p></p><p></p><p>In the State of the State address today, Governor Mead reiterated his proposal to redirect more money from severance taxes into the ‘rainy day account.’ One percent of severance taxes currently goes into the permanent mineral trust fund, but Governor Mead wants it to go into a legislative savings account instead.&nbsp;</p><p>House Minority Leader, Mary Throne, has spoken out against having a rainy day fund so large, noting that it currently contains $5 billion. She says they need to determine how much they actually need to save.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 06:36:24 +0000 Irina Zhorov 35059 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Gov. Mead reiterates need to grow 'rainy day account' during State of the State speech