A missed opportunity
CCVC reps attempt visit with Senator Larry Hicks to discuss lodging tax
March 4, 2020
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...