With few options to slow coal’s decline, lawmakers turn to a lever that in better days may have been anathema to free-market Republicans: the regulators.
How does an Environmental Quality Council legal scrape relate to an old coal-bed methane fight? Some of the players, including Mark Gordon, are familiar.
An initial rejection of funding by the governor’s office and the death of a “sin tax” raise fears funding woes will kill Wyoming’s criminal justice reform before it’s begun.
A recent report on Wyoming revenue projections is being characterized as a major shortfall, but money still flows into savings accounts.
Lawyers, academics and coal bankruptcy veterans see red flags as new coal operators entered the state, they said Friday at a UW School of Law conference.