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Falling energy revenues drive Wyoming budget changes

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Responding to falling energy revenues, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is proposing to reduce the rate at which the state puts money into permanent savings to free up funds for state projects. Mead released his proposed budget for the coming two-year funding cycle on Tuesday. He’s calling for a $3.4-billion general fund budget — down about $200 million ...

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New Air Force ICBM commander: Cultural change will continue

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Air Force has put problems with misbehavior among nuclear launch officers behind it but won’t lower its vigilance and will keep implementing cultural change within the ranks, the new commander of the nation’s land-based nuclear missiles said Monday. Maj. Gen. Anthony J. Cotton formally took command of the 20th Air Force, which includes intercontinental ballistic missile ...

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Wyoming energy plan being updated

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The last of six statewide meetings has been held on Gov. Matt Mead’s plan to boost Wyoming’s energy sector and protect the state’s natural resources and an update to the plan is expected to be released early next year, according to an official in Mead’s office. The plan was originally released in 2013 and included 47 energy, ...

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Colorado pair files lawsuit over Wyoming coal protest arrest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two Colorado residents have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit charging they were jailed in violation of their constitutional rights after unfurling a banner critical of Peabody Energy Corp. at the company’s annual shareholders’ meeting at a college campus in Gillette two years ago. Boulder residents Thomas Asprey and Leslie Glustrom filed suit in U.S. District Court in ...

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