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Are we settlers? Are we willing to settle for mean, stingy actions?


It is embarrassing to see how shortsighted and stingy, the “settler” members of our Wyoming legislature can be.

Gov. Matt Mead pointed out this during a recent meeting with the Wyoming Press Association when he criticized a vote by members of the Joint Appropriations Committee to reject $20 million in federal money for Medicaid.

Mead’s recommendation lost narrowly. Yet most folks hope it can be resurrected during the budget session.

For these committee members to vote down such an important infusion of cash into our state is not only unbelievable, it is inexcusable. Mead figures their...

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