Wyoming – According to the statement, he is planning to do that with a series of proposals and initiatives to further the state’s economic plan by adding value to and bolstering the state’s energy, tourism and agriculture sectors.
The Governor is redoubling efforts to strengthen Wyoming’s economy and an all the above energy industry. Energy and mining are the largest providers of Wyoming’s revenues and have enormous impacts on the state’s wider employment picture as well.
His effort became even more important after last week’s announcement by the Biden administration banning new oil and gas leases.
The Governor supports bills granting severance tax relief to the energy industry and enhancing the ability of the newly created Wyoming Energy Authority to encourage development of carbon capture technology, trona, rare earth elements and critical minerals.