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Haaland Confirmed, Lummis Pledges to Keep Fighting for Wyoming

Following the Senate’s vote Monday to confirm Rep. Deb Haaland (D-New Mexico) to serve as Secretary of the Interior, Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) pledged to keep fighting for Wyoming’s land and energy needs, according...
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Wyo. GOP Passes Resolution Opposing State of Emergency

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon's...

Critics of Biden’s proposed oil-and-gas industry taxes fueled by gas shortages

By Casey Harper, The Center Square Gas shortages on the East Coast have helped rally Congressional opposition to the portions of President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan that would force oil and gas companies to pay...
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Op-Ed: There is a bipartisan moment for energy and climate this Earth Day

By Jeff Eshelman-Independent Petroleum Association of America, The Center Square Too often, the conventional wisdom is that we have to decide between a strong energy industry and solutions to address climate change. That false choice couldn’t...

Cheney: Biden’s BLM nominee should be immediately withdrawn

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  The nomination of Tracy Stone-Manning to head the U.S. Bureau of Land Management should be withdrawn for a number of reasons, including...

Wyoming just got $500M from Biden’s rescue plan. Now what?

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wyoming received the first $500 million installment of its billion-dollar share of American Rescue Plan funds last week, setting the stage for a July special legislative session dedicated to appropriating the...

Legislators Talk Gillette College Bill Amendments, Fairness

Changes need to be made to a bill establishing Gillette College under its own college district before the legislation is heard on the Senate floor, state legislators said Wednesday. Sen. Jeff Wasserburger (R-Gillette) pledged to...

Is LGBTQ Pride political? Schools struggle with the answer

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile The final days of the 2020-21 academic year for most Wyoming schools landed in June when, in addition to graduation and other end-of-year celebrations, many Wyoming students celebrated Pride Month. But efforts...
The site of the proposed Millennium Bulk export facility is pictured here in Longview, Wash. (H/t Millennium Bulk Terminals)

Washington coal port case dead

The Biden administration argued against the Court hearing the case after the Trump administration failed to respond last year The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it would not hear a case brought by the...

Judge deems Wyo’s polling-place buffer zones unconstitutional

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled last week that Wyoming’s ban on electioneering within 100 yards of a polling place on election day violates the First Amendment. Why it matters: The decision...