One of the greatest dangers to our economic future here in Wyoming is the conventional wisdom that government should always expect more revenue. We need a new course, a new goal for government, where it is confined to its constitutional functions, within a framework of low, stable and predictable taxes.
The conventional wisdom about government finances is pervasive in the public policy debate. I have a couple of examples yesterday; today we will take a look at another. Before we get to them, let us go back and listen to what I said yesterday, about how the campaign for higher local taxes is in full swing: