The spate of legal actions Wyoming has launched to protect fossil fuel interests, writes Don Jones, doesn’t reflect the values of its citizens, but instead aims to protect the interests of a few.
Guest columnist Marcia Westkott pleads with state officials to proceed thoughtfully and take mineral declines seriously. ‘Oil will not rescue our state budget,’ she opines.
Wyoming faces major questions on spending, education and its political future. Gordon offers hints at the solutions he supports.
Once a Democratic stronghold, Sweetwater County has shifted red. Politicos discuss the forces behind the transition.
Lawmakers have again introduced he controversial measure to protect business interests, which opponents said would criminalize protest against the fossil fuel industry.