State seeks extension for spending federal stimulus money
October 29, 2020
CASPER – Wyoming leaders are hoping for more money from the federal government as Congress remains gridlocked over an additional round of stimulus funding.
The state is working to spend the remainder of the $1.25 billion in federal relief granted earlier this year before its Dec. 30 deadline.
Still, Wyoming leaders are hoping for more time to spend the money.
Simultaneously, they are looking for additional funds to help bolster the state amid a structural decline in revenues driven by woes in the extractive energies.
The feeling is a common one. Earlier this week, the National Gov...