Visitors to Wyoming’s statehouse on Jan. 12 were subject to a metal detector and bag search, something Capitol veterans say may be a first outside of dignitaries’ visits.
A legislative committee voted to sponsor bill that allows new buyers of coal plants to plug into the utility grid. It was one of several utility-related bills considered Nov. 19.
With few options to slow coal’s decline, lawmakers turn to a lever that in better days may have been anathema to free-market Republicans: the regulators.
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.
Callous politicians who aren’t held accountable are responsible for many of rural America’s health care woes.