creg http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Lawmakers still worried about Wyoming’s revenue picture http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/lawmakers-still-worried-about-wyoming-s-revenue-picture <p>The main revenue forecasting arm for the state of Wyoming called 2013 a solid year economically.&nbsp; Thanks to investments it means the state raised almost 350 million dollars over projections.&nbsp; But the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group or CREG says while this is great news, problems may be on the horizon. The legislative committee tasked with developing the state’s budget wants to be cautious.&nbsp; Wyoming Public Radio’s Bob Beck reports…</p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 23:08:30 +0000 Bob Beck 49644 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Lawmakers still worried about Wyoming’s revenue picture CREG projects $85 million increase in state revenue http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/creg-projects-85-million-increase-state-revenue <p>Wyoming got some good news from the latest Consensus Revenue Estimating Group report, but it won’t be enough to stop budget cuts from occurring.&nbsp;&nbsp; CREG reports that state revenue should increase by $85 million, mainly from projected Sales and Use tax revenue.&nbsp;</p><p>But Governor Matt Mead says that will not be enough to keep him from suggesting eight-percent budget cuts to the legislature.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>CREG Co-Chairman Bill Mai says the group is cautious about a downturn in the coal industry, but they remain hopeful about other energy prices.</p> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 23:15:51 +0000 Bob Beck 31758 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org CREG projects $85 million increase in state revenue Wyoming revenue picture is not as dismal as some suggest http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-revenue-picture-not-dismal-some-suggest <p>The administrator of Wyoming&rsquo;s Economic Analysis Division says the state&rsquo;s long range economic forecast is that revenues for energy development should be stable.&nbsp; Some lawmakers contend that recent revenue reports suggest that Wyoming will have less money in the future, and they want state agencies to trim budgets between five and eight percent.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 30 Nov 2011 15:22:11 +0000 Bob Beck 15785 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming revenue picture is not as dismal as some suggest