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A missed opportunity

CCVC reps attempt visit with Senator Larry Hicks to discuss lodging tax


Chairman of the Wyoming Tourism Board and bestselling author C.J. Box, along with nine other Carbon County residents, went to visit Senator Larry Hicks at the Capitol Building in Cheyenne at around 2 p.m. on February 24.

“I sent the note in to Senator Hicks saying we would love to visit with you about the Five Percent Lodging Tax and ask for your support,” Box said. “We waited 25 minutes while every other senator in the state came out and met with their constituents, but he never came out.”

Box said that Hicks informed the Carbon County visitors later that he was in the midst of a d...

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Reader Comments(2)

lrowell writes:

I think this will be good fodder for the person that runs against him in the next election.

springergrma writes:

This has many times also been my experience. I sat for an hour with a then county commissioner to speak to him about an issue of mutual concern, and he never acknowledged our notes either. We watched him from the gallery. He did not appear to be particularly busy. I have sent him emails many times over the years and he does not respond. This issue is exactly what prompted me to run last year for his seat. I invite you to consider Senator Hicks no response to constituents in the next election.


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