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The Reluctant Taxer Stan Hathaway

In February 1969, Wyoming Governor Stan Hathaway took pen in hand to enact a 1%┬áseverance tax┬árate on all mineral production. Wyoming had levied no severance taxes on minerals from the time of statehood in 1890 until that time.┬áLegislative rumblings for … Continue reading

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