In his “state of the State” address to the 66th Wyoming Legislature on Tuesday, Governor Mark Gordon emphasized the importance of recognizing these unique times in our state’s history and how the legislature can meet the needs of citizens without adversely risking the future of generations that will follow…

In his speech the Governor highlighted Wyoming’s resilience and the state’s continued economic improvement from the pandemic and the subsequent crash in energy prices. He also spoke of the importance of Wyoming’s tourism industry, his support for the state’s agriculture sector and efforts to encourage economic diversification.

Governor Gordon emphasized the need for the state to retain a “broad energy portfolio” that includes both fossil fuels and renewables. He called for a consistent and clear policy for future wind and solar development to ensure Wyoming reaps the economic benefits from expansion of those industries.

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