Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr speaks during her third State of the City address on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, inside the Cheyenne Civic Center in downtown Cheyenne. Cheyenne Post Director of Digital Media Dave Lerner hosted a question-and-answer session with the mayor that addressed the year’s top citywide projects and plans. Michael Cummo/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE – It could become easier for Wyoming cities to generate their own revenue streams if legislation advanced by the House Revenue Committee becomes law.

If passed, House Bill 47 would change the process by which cities and towns can propose local sales and use taxes, giving them more independence to bring their own measures to voters.

Tom Coulter is the Wyoming Tribune Eagle’s state government reporter. He can be reached at tcoulter@wyomingnews.com or 307-633-3124. Follow him on Twitter at @tomcoulter_.

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