Wyoming’s tax revenue collection has fallen farther than any state in the union except Alaska since the 2008 recession.
As the reality of coal revenue’s irreversible retreat sets in, discussions of how to otherwise fund state government grow more prominent, somber and difficult.
A Republican party official carrying a holstered firearm at a legislative committee hearing sparked an exchange with Senate Revenue Committee Chairman Cale Case.
Neither Cheney, Enzi nor Barrasso have backed measures that would let Kemmerer miners and retirees keep health insurance benefits after coal bankruptcy.
Laws put responsibility for analysing impacts of projects on federal lands in federal hands, those who know the process say.