CHEYENNE – Wyoming lawmakers have voted down legislation to deal with a doomsday scenario, including plans to buy an aircraft carrier and create a state currency.
According to the Star-Tribune in Casper, House Bill 85 was rejected 30-27 by the Wyoming House of Representatives on Tuesday.
The bill was originally created to form a state-run “government continuity task force,” to prepare Wyoming for potential disruptions in food and energy supplies after a complete breakdown of the federal government.
The bill gained national attention after its sponsor, Rep. David Miller, a Republican from Fremont County, pushed for plans for the state to implement its own military draft, standing army and purchase of an aircraft carrier.
Now, this is just strange. They are the smallest state, they only have 568,158 people (estimated).