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States of the Union: Wyoming

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

States of the Union focuses on Wyoming. Wyoming is the most sparsely populated state in the country, but it ranks highest in mining employment. The state produces coal, natural gas, uranium, and coalbed methane and we look at how the state’s mining industry shapes the energy debate. Leonard finds out some of the other issues that matter to voters in the Cowboy State from Bob Beck, News Director of Wyoming Public Radio.

States of the Union fact of the week: Vice President Dick Cheney served as Wyoming’s Congressman for 6 terms.

Guests:

Bob Beck
News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
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Comments [3]

eCAHNomics

Ooops, my mistake. Senator Tester is not from Wyoming. Blushing.

Mar. 19 2008 12:55 PM
eCAHNomics

If what this guy sez about Rs vs. Ds in Wyoming, why did the sate elect a D senator?

Mar. 19 2008 12:52 PM
hjs from 11211

is there a lot of strip mining?
does that help tourism?

Mar. 19 2008 12:49 PM

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