States of the Union: Wyoming

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.