Gov. Mead wraps up 2013 Legislature

Feb 27, 2013

Gov. Matt Mead addresses the Wyoming Legislature
Gov. Matt Mead addresses the Wyoming Legislature
Credit Bob Beck / Wyoming Public Radio

The Wyoming Legislative session has ended.  In his closing comments to lawmakers, Governor Matt Mead acknowledged that lawmakers had a difficult

“I asked in my state of the state for 6 percent budget cuts and you delivered that,” Mead said. “I asked in my state of the state to provide some flexibility in terms of where we go in the future in large projects.  You provided that.  I asked for in my budget to fund landfills, a Gillette-Madison water project, the School of Engineering.  You addressed all of those.”

Mead did say the threatening emails some legislators received regarding certain issues were inappropriate. 

The legislature adjourned four days early.  Those days may be used for the budget session in 2014 if needed.