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"Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'"

~ C. S. Lewis (1898 -- 1963)

The chairman of the Wyoming House Revenue Committee wants to repeal many sales tax exemptions, saying they did not attract enough new businesses or create the jobs that were expected, and Wyoming needs the revenue. A spokesman for the Wyoming Business Council says the exemptions are important in getting new businesses to come to Wyoming. Legislators rejected an attempt to repeal exemptions during the last legislative session.   Should sales tax exemptions in Wyoming be repealed?

State lawmakers have considered a variety of ways to make up Wyoming’s funding shortfall, which is due to a downturn in the minerals industry. Wyoming does not have an income tax.  Should Wyoming impose an income tax if it would cover the state’s shortfall and also lower the sales tax?

(WyomingNetwork does NOT represent this as a scientific poll.)
The state of Alabama is considering a bill that would require High School seniors pass a citizenship exam before they receive a diploma. The exam would include questions about government, history and geography.   Should students in Wyoming have to take a citizenship exam before getting a High School diploma?

Yes, require a separate citizenship exam

No, tests on these areas should be part of the regular curriculum

Republicans have been harshly critical of Obamacare since the legislation went into effect in 2009. The GOP now controls the House, Senate, and Presidency. The Senate says it will not accept the House version of a replacement for Obamacare, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn’t know if can get enough Republican votes to pass a replacement.   Should Republicans give up on replacing Obamacare and try to improve the law instead?

Yes, Republicans should improve Obamacare instead of replacing it.

No, Republicans should continue working on a plan to replace Obamacare


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