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.
Lawmakers, seeking changes to net-metering laws, say crediting homeowners for private solar power wrongly shifts costs to other consumers.
WPA lobbyist endorsed new rules allowing agencies to charge for public records, a change from the traditional transparency advocate’s previous opposition to fees.
Legislators are considering changes to new rules that allow state and local government entities to charge for access to some public information.
One month before his appointment to House District 48, Rep. Clark Stith served as a Rock Springs city councilman representing a city council precinct in a different House district.