Gordon’s administration is preparing a July 1 bid to Occidental Petroleum for 1 million acres of land and 4 million mineral acres, using a process that won’t require legislative approval.
The $162 million capital construction bill died for lack of compromise between House and Senate negotiators over a UW swimming pool.
Following contentious negotiations, the Legislature sent a budget to Gov. Mark Gordon that was pretty close to where it began.
A rules debate cost the Speaker of the House a win on Friday and could also cost the governor tens of millions of dollars to fight for coal exports.
As measures empowering Gov. Mark Gordon to negotiate what might be $1B acquisition progress divisions emerge among politicos jostling for control over the purchasing process and even the eventual management of lands