Today's technology provides new ways for elected officials to communicate with the general public, without having to involve local media.

Direct communication and audience participation are now possible.

Governor Mark Gordon will address Wyomingites this week with a 'TeleTown Hall' on property tax relief.

Following a recent surge in Wyoming property taxes, which jumped nearly 50% between 2019 and 2023, lawmakers passed several bills to provide some relief.

But some of these relief programs can be confusing, so Governor Gordon and Department of Revenue Director Brenda Henson will speak directly to taxpayers via a TeleTown Hall on Friday.

Tom Lacock of Wyoming's AARP is hosting the event.

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This year a 4% cap will be applied to year-over-year increases.

House Bill 4 increased the amount of income to qualify.

At the beginning of 2025, Wyomingites age 65 and up will have their property taxes cut in half.

Use this link for the TeleTown Hall on Friday, May 24 at 3 p.m.

If you still have questions you can contact your Wyoming AARP for more information.

You can also contact your county government offices for guidance on how to take advantage of these savings.

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There is also a PDF you can read, at this link, from the Wyoming Taxpayer's Association that gives an in-depth look at Wyoming's new property tax structure.

There is sure to be a lot of feedback from property owners in Wyoming after this first round of tax breaks. We can expect new bills in the next legislative session addressing whatever concerns arise and new bills that might offer entirely new ideas.

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On the day these photos were taken the group was visiting Independence Rock and Devils Gate to learn about and honor those who had paved the way generations before.

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