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Wyoming legislators applaud a member of Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon’s wildlife corridor team during his State of the State address Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in the House chamber of the state Capitol. The speech marked the official start of the 65th Wyoming Legislature’s budget session. Nadav Soroker/Wyoming Tribune Eagle

CHEYENNE – The only tax proposal with the support of Gov. Mark Gordon moved one step closer to making it to his desk Tuesday evening.

By a 6-1 vote, members of the Wyoming Legislature’s House Appropriations Committee advanced House Bill 134, which would add a 5% sales tax on all lodging services provided within the state.

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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