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WYOMING
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* The capital city of Wyoming is Cheyenne
* The per capita personalincome in Wyoming in 2011 is 47,850 Dollars
* State law and government: Wyoming's Constitution established three branches of government: the executive, legislative, and judicial branches.
TheWyoming state legislature comprises a House of Representatives with 60 members and a Senate with 30 members. The executive branch is headed by the governor and includes a secretary of state, auditor,treasurer and superintendent of public instruction. Wyoming does not have a lieutenant governor. Instead the secretary of state stands first in the line of succession.
Wyoming's sparse population warrantsit only a single at-large seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, and hence only three votes in the Electoral College. Its low population renders Wyoming voters effectively more powerful inpresidential elections than those in more populous states. For example, while Montana had a 2000 census population of 902,195 to Wyoming's 493,782, they both have the same number of electoral votes.
Wyomingis an alcoholic beverage control state.
* Economy: According to the 2005 U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis report, Wyoming’s gross state product was $27.4 billion.
As of January 2010, thestate's unemployment rate is 7.6%.[25] Components of Wyoming's economy differ significantly from those of other states.
The mineral extraction industry and travel and tourism sector are the main driversbehind Wyoming’s economy. The Federal government owns about 50% of its landmass, while 6% is controlled by the state. Total taxable values of mining production in Wyoming for 2001 was over $6.7 billion.The tourism industry accounts for over $2 billion in revenue for the state.
In 2002, more than six million people visited Wyoming’s national parks and monuments. The key tourist attractions in...
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