WPR News
11:46 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Wyoming wind projects still strong

Cheyenne, WY – The recession may have taken the wind out of the sails of some wind energy projects around the nation, but that's not the case in Wyoming and Montana.

Officials in both states say they have not heard of any wind projects being delayed. If there are projects being delayed, they say there are plenty of others still going forward.

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WPR News
8:24 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Insurance Reform Bills Hit the State House

WPR News
4:48 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Wyoming Works to Calculate Impact of Stimulus

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WPR News
4:46 am
Tue February 17, 2009

More Applicants for Home Heating Assistance

WPR News
4:43 am
Tue February 17, 2009

2008 Banner Year for Sugar Beet Farmers

WPR News
10:23 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Stimulus bill may clean up Wyoming mines

Washington, DC – Tens of thousands of abandoned hardrock mines, many was old as the 19th century, could get an economic boost for cleanup efforts with the economic stimulus bill awaiting President Barack Obama's signature.

The bill expected to be signed Tuesday contains more than $1.5 billion for construction and maintenance projects in the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service and Forrest Service. That includes addressing pollution and safety hazards caused by abandoned mines on public lands in Wyoming and 12 other states.

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WPR News
10:21 am
Mon February 16, 2009

"Taking Chance" in Dubois Wednesday

WPR News
10:17 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Senate approved charter school bill

Cheyenne, WY – The State Senate has approved a change in the state Charter school law and it may soon head to the Governor's desk. It says that school districts and those interested in starting Charter Schools must negotiate points of disagreement. It also allows the State board of education to mediate any disputes. Some hope the legislation will lead to more Charter Schools being formed in Wyoming. But Laramie Senator Mike Massie doubts that will happen.

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WPR News
9:39 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Declining state revenue may mean cuts this week

4:26 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Western Democrats Eye Hard Rock Mining Law

Wyoming – Congress is starting to address an issue that has been around for awhile. The hard rock mining law has been on the book for over a century. Environmental groups and mining companies have been deadlocked for decades over its reform. As Eric Niiler reports, a new crop of conservation-minded Western Democrats in Congress could be key to a breakthrough.

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