Downtowns and the state’s cornerstone are under the gun from a pandemic response that necessitates curtailing economic activity. Economists predict prolonged impacts.
New laws will affect energy companies, utilities, a proposed massive land purchase and the state’s education system.
The governor has a team of informal advisors — at least three of them oil-and-gas-industry heavies — helping shape a massive land and mineral purchase from Occidental
Following contentious negotiations, the Legislature sent a budget to Gov. Mark Gordon that was pretty close to where it began.
Bebout says the letter about Moneta Divide gas- and oilfield “was sent by my secretary and contained misinformation and I corrected her.”