State By State Gender Pay Gaps

At 15 cents, the gender wage gap is smallest in Vermont and Nevada. It expands to 36 cents in Wyoming. Comparing all women to all men, though, is tricky. We have the single female professionals who have no gender wage gap and…

Do You Want Snowmobiles at Yellowstone National Park?

The 1916 legislation that created our National Park Service empowers it to “preserve” the resources of the Parks for the “enjoyment” of future generations. But what happens when “preserve” conflicts with “enjoy?” By the 1990s, at 80,000 per season, the…

High and Low Gas Prices

Why is the average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Wyoming close to $3.36 and New York, $4.00? Location and regulation. Wyoming produces oil, it refines it, and, its taxes are among the lowest in the country. Also…