Joint Appropriations Committee

Possible 15th Street Closure
A bill proposed by the Joint Appropriations Committee instructs the University of Wyoming to consult with the City of Laramie on closing 15th Street between East Willet Drive and East Ivinson Street.
Medicaid Expansion States Faring Better on Budgets
A new report by the nonpartisan group Families USA shows states that have expanded Medicaid coverage are doing better financially and have fewer uninsured workers than non-expansion states. With Wyoming facing an estimated $617 million budget shortfall, many in the Cowboy State are hoping the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee (JAC) reconsiders expanding Medicaid...
Doug Faus Interview on Laramie Live [VIDEO]
Ivinson Memorial Hospital CEO Doug Faus stopped by the Laramie Live morning show to discuss the Joint Appropriations Committee's recent 7-5 vote to remove Gov. Matt Mead's suggestion to expand Medicaid from the upcoming state budget. Faus said previously that Medicaid expansion would provide insurance to roughly 20,000 Wyomingites...