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.
The House and Senate are fighting about education’s budget — again — and the creation of an “advisory committee” has become the latest front.
Bebout says the letter about Moneta Divide gas- and oilfield “was sent by my secretary and contained misinformation and I corrected her.”
Transparency, public input, independent analysis, legislative oversight are all necessary argues natural resources law expert.