Monday, June 20, 2016. Wind Power in Wyoming

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/20/us/as-wind-power-lifts-wyomings-fortunes-coal-miners-are-left-in-the-dust.html

As Wind Power Lifts Wyoming’s Fortunes, Coal Miners Are Left in the Dust

“With Obama’s clean power regulations, and the signing of the Paris agreement, it creates a stable market for wind — and this is the best wind in North America.”

That remains cold comfort to Wyoming’s coal community. Mr. Godby estimates that in the coming years, Wyoming could lose up to 10,000 jobs related to the coal industry."

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/17/us/politics/congress-gun-control-orlando.html

Why the Orlando Shooting Is Unlikely to Lead to Major New Gun Laws

"Gun politics infect much of what Congress tries to do; bills to advance changes to the nation’s mental health system are held up over the issue, and that is unlikely to stop. But bipartisan solutions will almost certainly have to wait until the election is over."