Prepared by: Charlene Murdock, Executive Director
Campbell County Chamber of Commerce
The Honorable Governor Matthew H. Mead addressed the Wyoming State Legislature on January 11, 2017, to kick off the 64th legislative session. His address conveyed a tone of optimism for how well the state has managed during the economic downturn, along with prompting for the Legislature to address budget shortfalls in a prudent and responsible fashion and to maintain an attitude of progressive investment in economic diversification measures.
The Governor reported that the State of Wyoming, although facing challenging times of lower revenues, remains strong. The state has $1.59 billion in the Legislative Stabilization and Reserve Account (LSRA), the state’s rainy day fund; and another $7.4 billion in the Permanent Mineral Trust Fund, an in volatile fund that generates considerable income to the state via interest.
The Governor’s fiscal overview includes the following:
Progressive growth was denoted by the following projects:
An overview of the state’s economic growth was indicated as follows:
Link to a written copy of the State of the State address here:
The Campbell County Chamber of Commerce serves as the Voice of Business for more than 600 businesses. Our advocacy efforts range from local issues to actively monitoring and engaging in activities of the Wyoming legislature to helping influence legislation in Congress through an active partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
62th Wyoming Legislature
Convenes Feb. 12, 2018