Coal companies are maneuvering in bankruptcy courts not to pay taxes, and state officials’ pattern of failing to help Campbell County collect makes it easy.
Powder River Basin Resource Council chairwoman Joyce Evans urges Gov. Gordon to begin reclamation on Blackjewel mines with out-of-work miners.
“I guess I’d like to see more out of our Legislature… Just what are we going to do? What’s the plan?” said Gillette mayor Louise Carter-King.
State and local attempts to purge party of ‘Republicans in name only’ have historically backfired, and rightly so
Coal company’s Chapter 11 filing could short Lincoln County of more than $9 million in unpaid mineral taxes.