Former miner and guest columnist Michele Irwin argues that transition is inevitable, and Wyoming can act now to make sure it’s done right.
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With few options to slow coal’s decline, lawmakers turn to a lever that in better days may have been anathema to free-market Republicans: the regulators.
Lawmakers, seeking changes to net-metering laws, say crediting homeowners for private solar power wrongly shifts costs to other consumers.
Legislators, frustrated with Mead’s appointments, want more experience, fewer lawyers on public service commission.
Although some seek more diversity, unanimous vote advances governor’s picks