Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

State economy headed for bust; are there some ways to survive?

 


Is Wyoming on the downhill slide toward another bust?

Our coal mining industry is under attack. Oil and natural gas prices have plummeted so fast that expensive fracking projects scheduled all over the state have been cancelled. Thousands of men and women have been laid off. Tax revenues are down and continuing to decline.

Whoa, this is starting to sound familiar. Are we going back to the future? If so, this is not our first rodeo.

Back in 2008, the whole country reeled over the biggest recession since the 1930s. But after a whole lot of shuddering the USA appears to have survived it....



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