Wyoming

Wyoming legislators passed its gas tax hike in Feb. 2013, an incredible 71 percent increase when the state then had the second to lowest tax. AASHTO reports that the WYDOT has already completed 12 projects with the additional revenue.
Oct 5, 2014   AASHTO Journal
The City Council of Cheyenne, WY, petitioned by local religious groups, are changing zoning rules to allow churches to use land zoned commercial. The decision will open up vacant commercial buildings inside the city.
Nov 24, 2008   Wyoming Tribune/Eagle
The State Department of Transportation fears that makeshift memorials for killed motorists will distract drivers, and has offered families public signs as alternatives.
Oct 29, 2008   The International Herald Tribune
<p>Resort towns in Wyoming are trying to preserve middle class populations and public servants by offering housing subsidies to relatively well-off families.</p>
Feb 16, 2008   The Boston Globe
<p>The seven western states dependent on the Colorado River for their water are on the verge of coming to an agreement on a management plan to ensure a steady supply of water from the increasingly stressed source. But some say the plan won't do enough.</p>
Dec 10, 2007   The Arizona Republic
<p>A state's carbon emissions is largely correlated with the source of its electricity -- the more coal power, the larger the carbon footprint, and the lower the electric rates.</p>
Jun 10, 2007   AP via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
<p>A new vision of development in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming is taking shape.</p>
May 8, 2007   Sonoran Institute
A series of articles and reports addressing growth in the Western United States, including Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Utah, Oregon, Idaho and other states.
Sep 15, 2006   New West
Blue-collar Michigan workers leave the land of the sagging auto industry to work in Wyoming's energy boom.
Sep 14, 2006   The New York Times
Three times larger than Saudi Arabia's proven reserves, the oil shale deposits in the Western United States are already being tapped, and are expected to eventually produce 10 million barrels/day in potentially an environmentally friendly manner.
Sep 9, 2006   The San Francisco Chronicle
In the Rockies, developers and oil and natural gas companies are vying for access to the same land -- but what could be the consequences for local communities?
Mar 19, 2006   The Chicago Tribune