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Mine Closures

The entrance to Eagle Butte mine closed on Tuesday, one day after the mine's owner declared bankruptcy and sent 700 employees home.

The extended 307 Politics newsletter will return next week. Here's a look at a few notable stories from the past week in Wyoming government and politics.

Open for business 

Cheyenne pulled out all the stops to mark the reopening of the Wyoming Capitol after a years-long, top-to-bottom renovation. 

Cynthia Lummis announces for U.S. Senate

The former congresswoman's announcement comes after months of speculation over a potential run, which was sparked in the days following news that longtime Sen. Mike Enzi plans to retire at the end of his current term.

Dust in the wind

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Almost every year, lawmakers introduce proposals to raise Wyoming’s wind tax. And so far, they’ve all been defeated. There's still interest in the Legislature, but the logistics are complicated and there's little consensus on how high the tax should go. 

And as always, you can find the Star-Tribune's complete political coverage at www.trib.com/307Politics.

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Politics Reporter

Nick Reynolds covers state politics and policy. A native of Central New York, he has spent his career covering governments big and small, and several Congressional campaigns. He graduated from the State University of New York at Brockport in 2015.

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