Granted it doesn't directly ban the sale of those cars. The source is a little longer article than what I have copy/paste below.
Republican legislators in Wyoming have decided it is time to take the discussion surrounding the sale of electric vehicles in the state directly into the political sphere.A bill proposal (SJ0004) has been presentedby two state representatives and four state senators and calls for “phasing out the sale of new electric vehicles in Wyoming by 2035”
It’s a little, straightforward bill that doesn’t actually forbid the sale of EVs but instead offers drastically biased perspectives on their advantages and disadvantages. At least not yet. The law would only accomplish two things if it was passed. First, it would compel the legislature to set a deadline of 2035 for the phase-out of new electric car sales in Wyoming. The legislation would ” Wyoming’s industry and citizens to limit the sale and purchase of new electric vehicles in Wyoming,” according to its text.
Republican State Senator Jim Anderson said, “The Legislature would be saying, ‘If you don’t like our petroleum automobiles, well, we don’t like your electric cars.'” Anderson was the resolution’s sponsor,according to the Cowboy State Daily. For the installation of EV charging stations in the state, Wyoming is set to receive $24 million from the federal government, according to a report published late last year.
While claiming that the extraction of these resources “has long been one of Wyoming’s proud and treasured businesses,” the “whereas” portion of the proposed measure is full of sentimental affection for the oil and gas sector.
Additionally, it discusses how “throughout the state’s history, the oil and gas business in Wyoming has supplied revenues to the state of Wyoming and produced much employment”. However, according to the state’s official review of the legislation, there would be “no monetary or personnel consequence”.
Tell me you are bought by oil and gas without telling me you are bought by oil and gas.
Thoughts? Imo this sounds backwards.
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