Wyoming – Some residents have seen a one hundred-percent increase in their property taxes in a year, and that's prompting lawmakers to push for property tax cuts. But others wonder what will happen to state coffers when less money is flowing in from mineral sources. Bob Beck reports.
Wyoming – General Electric and the University of Wyoming announced a project to build a small-scale model of a coal gasification plant. Project leaders say they need state funding to move forward. Addie Goss reports.
Laramie, WY – An international expert on neuroscience says our actions can have a measurable impact on our brains.
Bryan Kolb is a professor of neuroscience at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada. He lectured at the University of Wyoming Thursday about the latest in brain research. Kolb says there have been a lot of surprises recently in the field.
Cheyenne, WY – A federal judge has ordered a new trial for a Wyoming prison inmate who has been on death row on a conviction of murdering a Wyoming State Penitentiary guard in 1997.
U.S. District Judge Clarence Brimmer ruled Friday that inmate James Harlow didn't get a fair trial before being sentenced to death in the stabbing death of Cpl. Wayne Martinez at the state penitentiary in Rawlins.
Cheyenne, WY – The legislature's House Revenue committee has voted down a pair of tax relief proposals endorsed by Governor Dave Freudenthal, but it sent four other tax relief measures to the house floor.
The bills they support include a constitutional amendment that could allow the regulation of residential property tax rates, along with some other flexible relief measures.
But the Governor's bill, which targeted support for seniors, did not get support.