Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says that while Wyoming faces chalneges in regard to revenue minerakl royalties, the state overall is "still a good investment".

The governor notes Wyoming consistantly rates high on surveys of the best managed state, and says past governors and legislatures have done much to keep the state on sound footing. Mead says the state's assets, including it's residents, mineral reserves and natural beauty remaikn intact and bode well for the future.

He notes that while EPA policies towards coal in particular remain a concern, he intends to aggressively advocate for the state's mineral resources, including through court action where needed.

Mead made his remarks following his inuguaration to a second term as Wyoming's Govenor on Monday in Cheyenne