Governor Mark Gordon signed a bill to extend medical assistance to low-income mothers and children for 12 months after birth

Casper, WY – According to the state officials, Governor Mark Gordon also signed a joint resolution that allows Wyomingites to vote on a Constitutional amendment that is a first step in delivering residential property tax reform for Wyoming residents.

State officials also said that this came on the final day of the Legislature’s 2023 General Session. 

Governor Gordon described House Bill 4 – Medicaid twelve-month postpartum coverage as a “signature piece of pro-life legislation”.

The bill extends postpartum Medicaid coverage from 90 days to 12 months and is expected to help between 1,000 and 2,000 low-income Wyoming mothers.

Governor Gordon also signed Senate Joint Resolution 3 – Property tax residential property class. 

The joint resolution will place an amendment before Wyoming voters that would create a separate class for residential real property, allowing for the Legislature to reduce residential property tax assessments.

The Governor described it as an opportunity to put the state on a path for long-term property tax relief for families. 

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