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Stories with person: Matt Mead
  • State Treasurer Mark Gordon files suit over Capitol project 
    Updated: May-25-16 5:08 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - State Treasurer Mark Gordon has filed a lawsuit over the state Capitol building renovation project, contending that the legislation authorizing the project is unconstitutional because it does not include the state treasurer in awarding construction contracts.

  • Mine environmental risk grows with bankruptcies in big coal story has photos
    Updated: May-19-16 3:24 am

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - As more coal companies file for bankruptcy, it's increasingly likely that taxpayers will be stuck with the very high costs of preventing abandoned mines from becoming environmental disasters.

  • Showdown over federal coal leasing reform at Casper hearing 
    Updated: May-17-16 3:59 pm

    CASPER, Wyoming - Emotions ran high in a showdown Tuesday between environmentalists and the mining industry over coal-leasing reform and whether the federal government should increase how much it charges corporations to mine federal reserves.

  • UW trustees reduce internal spending 
    Updated: May-13-16 1:15 pm

    LARAMIE, Wyoming - Facing budget cuts that will likely mean cutting jobs, University of Wyoming trustees approved reductions in their own expenses although some trustees said they could do more.

  • Dip in state revenue prompts concern among Montana officials 
    Updated: May-10-16 7:19 pm

    HELENA, Montana - Revenue flowing into Montana's coffers has slowed during the past three months, prompting concern from the Capitol to city halls across the state.