Economic Analysis Division

CHEYENNE –  Like many things in life, measuring the breadth of the state of the economy in Wyoming and in its Capital City is no easy matter. Particularly these days.  Things have mostly been steadily improving from some of the greatest economic disruptions brought on by the early days of the COVID...
CASPER — Wyoming’s total employment still lags pre-COVID levels as some industries rebound quicker than others.  According to a report from the state’s Economic Analysis Division, the leisure and hospitality sector, retail trade as well as the professional and business services sector have already...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   County’s taxable sales down Weston County’s taxable sales dropped 6.4% from the third quarter of 2020 to the third quarter of 2021 according to a Jan. 4 economic summary from the State of Wyoming Economic Analysis Division.  That 6.4%, according to a breakdown for...
Wyoming inflation follows national trend   By Carrie Haderlie Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Prices are on the rise, and one nationwide report recently estimated that residents of the Cheyenne metro area experienced an increase of 12.1% in the cost of living between...
Tourism bounces back as nation looks to travel   By Mary Steurer Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER —Sales and use tax collections for Wyoming’s hospitality and leisure sectors experienced significant growth this summer compared to last year, state reports show.  The state...
Wyo emerges from session with no long-term budget, ed solutions   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   The Wyoming Legislature entered the 2021 legislative session with a lofty agenda to cut education spending, stall revenue declines and guide a Wyoming economy battered by COVID-19 to a sustainable...

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