Republicans have already claimed half of the Wyoming House seats before a single ballot has been cast in the general election.
Most state legislators from the area ask the U.S. representative not to preclude public involvement with land management legislation.
A historian from a coal mining union family, Rep. John Freeman (D-Green River) believes “government can help — when it doesn’t micromanage.”
Wyoming lawmakers seek new government-to-government relations in China in pursuit of advanced coal technology.
While Wyoming coal proponents frown on carbon capture as a mandate, they seek international alliances in advancing the technology.