Wyoming Legislature Passes Bills To Spend $1.25 Billion To Help Businesses, Renters

Three pieces of legislation providing relief from coronavirus impacts for businesses and renters in Wyoming were approved by the Legislature during its two-day special session.

During the session, which ended Saturday, legislators approved bills authorizing Gov. Mark Gordon to spend $1.25 billion in federal coronavirus relief funds and specifying how some of the money will be spent.

One bill set aside $325 million for three programs to provide businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic with relief in the form of grants.