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.
Faced with the prospect of having to pay ad valorem taxes monthly, industry has gone on the offensive and suggested the state forgive its old debts.
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.