Mining, petroleum, manufacturing and railroad lobbyists testified in support of a bill imposing long prison sentences on people interfering with infrastructure
The Wyoming Senate advanced a bill to criminalize people and fine organizations who ‘impede infrastructure.’ Critics call it a draconian attack meant to block protests like Standing Rock.
Construction could be OK’ed by Uinta County, Feds as opposition to 500-bed immigration jail mounts.
More people live in Wyoming’s criminal justice system than live in the city of Jackson and yet the Legislature criminalizes more behaviors each year.
In a statement to WyoFile, Mead said now was the time for a congressional immigration fix.