- 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 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.