CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's senior U.S. senator said he plans to unveil legislation Thursday that would allow states to collect royalties directly from companies that produce minerals from federal lands.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. senators from Wyoming and New Mexico said Tuesday they plan to roll out legislation this week to restore about $110 million in cuts to a federal minerals payment program that hit their states the hardest.
NYE, Mont. (AP) — Shareholders of Montana's largest public company elected former Gov. Brian Schweitzer and three other outsiders to Stillwater Mining Co.'s board Thursday after alleging mismanagement by the current directors.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., plans to introduce a bill that would require the Environmental Protection Agency to issue or deny backlogged permits for surface mines in his home state, The Lexington Herald-Leader reports.