All posts by Keith Gingery

  • Gingery Proposes Wolf Bill

    Gingery Proposes Wolf Bill The first part is the press release that went out yesterday that explains the bill.  The second part is the actual bill.       Press Release State Representative Keith Gingery of Jackson Hole proposed...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Understanding Sales Tax

    Understanding Sales Tax Local Governments bring in revenue from different sources including sales tax.  Teton County relies more heavily on sales tax than other communities in the state.  This has been seen as a good thing because...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Understanding Lodging Tax

    Understanding Lodging Tax A lodging tax is a tax that is placed on hotel rooms.  In Wyoming the lodging tax can be either 1, 2, 3 or 4% depending on what the voters of that community decides. ...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • What’s a Tax Swap

    What’s a tax swap? The number one issue I hear about from constituents is property tax.  On this blog we have discussed many different ideas and possible solutions to the property tax problem in Teton County.  My...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • A Normal Day at the Legislature

    A normal day at the legislature Someone asked the other day, what my normal day is like during a legislative session.  Here is how today went.  5:30 Run 20 minutes on treadmill 6:30 Arrive at Capitol 7:00...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Gingery Agrees with Governor’s Veto

    Gingery Agrees with Governor’s Veto This is the press release that went out earlier today:    State Representative Keith Gingery of Jackson Hole, stated today that he agreed with Governor Dave Freudenthal’s veto of House Enrolled Act...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • 2009 Wyoming Supplemental Budget

    2009 Wyoming Supplemental Budget The 2009 Wyoming Legislative Session is over and as part of that session the Wyoming Legislature approved a supplemental budget for 2009-2010.  Wyoming works on a biennium budget, meaning that in every even...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Alternative Energy Bills die in Minerals Committee

    Alternative Energy Bills Die in Minerals Committee I introduced two bills in the 2009 Wyoming Legislative Session that dealt with alternative energy.  Both bills died in the House Minerals Committee.  One was House Bill 28 which you...

    • Posted August 14, 2009
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  • Teton County School Finances

    Teton County School Finances $66.5 million was added by the 2009 Legislature to school operations funding for school year 2009-2010.  We add an inflationary adjustment every year (which we call the external cost adjustment (ECA)) and this...

    • Posted August 13, 2009
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