Downtowns and the state’s cornerstone are under the gun from a pandemic response that necessitates curtailing economic activity. Economists predict prolonged impacts.
Now the question becomes how far the Legislature should and will go to protect Wyoming against upheaval in its longtime king industries — oil, gas and coal.
The Attorney General’s office says it doesn’t have authority to help counties pursue back taxes. Legislators hope they “don’t have to hear that answer again.”
Though both major party candidates have professional ties to the energy industry, fossil fuel PACs are spending on the Republican, Mark Gordon
Legislation would prohibit Interior from enforcing federal regulations on hydraulic fracturing when states have their own rules.