Economy Improves From Last Year | Big Horn Basin Media

Wyoming’s Economy Improves Over Last Year’s Numbers

Written by on November 15, 2017

Various indicators show that Wyoming’s economy is now performing better than it was during the energy bust but has yet to catch up with the losses of recent years.
A recent economic report says between April and September of this year the state’s economy improved every month by more than 2 percent compared to the year before in sales and use tax paid by the mining sector, the number of tourists visiting Wyoming parks and weekly wages in the private sector.
But state revenue remains down and is a concern for lawmakers heading into the budget session in a few months.
Economist Jim Robinson of the state’s Economic Analysis Division tells the Casper Star-Tribune that the report continues to show a stabilizing economy.

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