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Town prepares for hard times


August 6, 2020

With Wyoming facing a significant drop in revenues, what are some of the possible ramifications to Moorcroft? The town, like so many small communities, depends on financial assistance from the state to upgrade infrastructure and maintain an environment which residents find pleasing to buy homes and raising families.

The State of Wyoming subsidizes the counties and towns within its borders with “direct distributions” in lieu of grocery and gas tax and Moorcroft receives approximately $125,000 annually into the general fund from this program. The other state assistance on which the town d...

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