Wyoming needs schools, roads, hospitals and other basic public services, writes guest columnist Nate Martin. And it’s time to move past the belief that we can have them without paying taxes.
2018 candidates for governor would do well to learn from our history.
Wyoming’s has $19 billion in savings — a handsome amount for a state of 584,000. Yet local leaders say the state lost sight of the purpose for the savings.
During the 1970s coal boom, Wyoming saw several proposals to build coal slurry pipelines to ship the mineral out of state. None succeeded.