A new legislative committee advanced several bills to protect county and state taxes from bankruptcies, safeguard the rights of Wyoming workers.
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