senator barrasso http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Wyoming lawmakers oppose military strike against Syria http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/wyoming-lawmakers-oppose-military-strike-against-syria <p>President Obama's call to postpone a vote on a military strike in Syria is being lauded by Wyoming lawmakers. Matt Laslo reports from Washington that while the administration is leaving a military option on the table as it pursues diplomacy, officials can’t expect much support from the Wyoming delegation.</p><p>MATT LASLO: Only a handful of lawmakers in the U.S. Senate have gone on record over authorizing military force in Syria. One of them is Wyoming Republican John Barrasso.</p><p>JOHN BARRASSO: “Mr. Barrasso?” “No.”</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 22:37:26 +0000 Matt Laslo 46896 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Wyoming lawmakers oppose military strike against Syria Senator Barrasso defends his criticism of EPA regulations http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/senator-barrasso-defends-his-criticism-epa-regulations <p>&nbsp; U-S Senator John Barrasso continues to be critical of the Obama administration over environmental regulations that he says will cost Wyoming and the energy industry jobs.&nbsp;</p><p>During an appearance on Wyoming Public Radio, Barrasso was asked why Wyoming would not be able to capitalize on regulations that could benefit the state&rsquo;s low sulfur coal reserves.</p><p>&ldquo;When the administration goes against what&rsquo;s coming out of coal fired power plants and their closing across the country.&nbsp; The makes it harder to sell any coal and use any coal.&rdquo;</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 00:26:33 +0000 Bob Beck 23361 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Senator Barrasso defends his criticism of EPA regulations