Republican Senator Mike Enzi http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en WY's Congressional lawmakers urge feds to fund Payments in Lieu of Taxes program http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wys-congressional-lawmakers-urge-feds-fund-payments-lieu-taxes-program <p>In a letter signed by 16 senators and himself, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi has asked the federal Committee on Appropriations to continue funding the Payments in Lieu of Taxes – or PILT - program. The program contributes money to counties with federal lands within their borders. The payments help make up for what counties lose by not being able to collect taxes on those lands.</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 01:58:53 +0000 Irina Zhorov 51737 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org WY's Congressional lawmakers urge feds to fund Payments in Lieu of Taxes program Wyoming's U.S. Senators to vote against budget compromise http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyomings-us-senators-vote-against-budget-compromise <p>Wyoming’s two U.S. Senators plan to vote against a budget compromise that will be taken up by the Senate on Wednesday.&nbsp; Senator Mike Enzi spoke out against the deal on the Senate floor.&nbsp; Enzi says it cuts too little, if anything.</p><p>“We talk about how we have reduced the deficit.&nbsp; Reduced the deficit?&nbsp; Yeah, that means we used to be overspending a trillion dollars a year and now we are only overspending $500 billion, which is half a trillion.&nbsp; That’s still overspending,” says Enzi.</p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 01:13:42 +0000 Bob Beck 51454 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming's U.S. Senators to vote against budget compromise Wyoming Senators Oppose Budget Deal http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-senators-oppose-budget-deal <p>Wyoming’s two U-S Senators plan to vote against a budget compromise that will be taken up by the Senate on Wednesday.&nbsp; Senator Mike Enzi spoke out against the deal on the Senate floor.&nbsp; Enzi says it cuts too little...if anything.</p><p>“We talk about how we have reduced the deficit.&nbsp; Reduced the deficit?&nbsp; Yeah, that means we used to be overspending a trillion dollars a year and now we are only overspending $500 billion, which is half a trillion.&nbsp; That’s still overspending.”</p> Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:07:46 +0000 Bob Beck 51447 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming Senators Oppose Budget Deal The Budget Committee Sen. Enzi Disdains http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/budget-committee-sen-enzi-disdains <p>Wyoming’s senior Republican Senator Mike Enzi is on a special budget conference committee that he says has already become a moot point. Matt Laslo reports from Washington on why he’s given up on the group before its really gotten to work.</p><p>MATT LASLO: Senator Mike Enzi, along with seventeen Senate Republicans, voted against the final deal to reopen the federal government and avoid a potential default on the nation’s debt.</p> Fri, 15 Nov 2013 22:40:05 +0000 Matt Laslo 49993 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Budget Committee Sen. Enzi Disdains