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In US, states struggle to replace fossil fuel tax revenue

May. 16, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Government budgets are booming in New Mexico: Teacher salaries are up, residents can go to an in-state college tuition-free, moms will get medical care for a year after childbirth, and criminal justice initiatives are being funded to reduce urban violence. The...

Republican Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon seeks re-election

Apr. 05, 2022 13:08 PM EDT

BUFFALO, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced he will seek re-election after a first term that included managing the COVID-19 pandemic and a loss of state revenue due to a decline in oil and gas production that led to deep budget cuts. Gordon, a Republican, made the...

Grand Teton helicopter goat shoot fells 50 invasive animals

Feb. 25, 2022 12:23 PM EST

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Contractors hired by Grand Teton National Park have killed 50 invasive mountain goats this week in a campaign to protect the park's herd of native bighorn sheep. Jeremy Barnum, the park's chief of staff, told The Jackson Hole News&Guide late Thursday that...