Buffalo Bulletin Editorial: Time to get off welfare
February 11, 2021
President Joe Biden’s moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on public lands is a bad idea and certainly cause for concern for Wyoming and Johnson County. But to hear Wyoming’s politicians describe the pause, it will be the downfall of our children’s education.
We do not favor the moratorium, especially since Wyoming, with 29 million federally owned acres, will be disproportionately affected. But make no mistake, elected officials claims that the moratorium is the cause of our state’s education funding woes are disingenuous. Prior to this executive order, the state had five producing...