Lawyers, academics and coal bankruptcy veterans see red flags as new coal operators entered the state, they said Friday at a UW School of Law conference.
As coal fans cheer Trump’s replacement for the Clean Power Plan, data show declines predicted from Obama’s proposal came true even without his regulation.
All told, the state today collects at least half a billion dollars less in coal revenue each year than a decade ago. WyoFile breaks down the numbers.
In a further indicator of tough times in Wyoming, the state ranked dead last out of 50 states for personal income growth during the last fiscal year.
If we were to develop a new economy — say it’s high-tech — we’d still be broke as a state using the current tax structure.