Educators question legislators’ motives, fear cuts will lead to teacher, staff layoffs
Wyoming, Powder River Basin, West get $450,000 in aid to offset layoffs
On April 28th, Mark Frausto went to work at Alpha Coal’s Belle Ayr mine, only to learn it was his last day. Along with 37 others at Alpha’s two mines, Frausto was let go. He’d worked 14 years with Peabody
Declining revenues from fossil fuel extraction industries cause governor’s triage on eve of fiscal year.
Reliable employment that’s capable of supporting a middle class family lifestyle is hard to come by in Wyoming, but wages are soaring for top earners in the public and private sectors.