Alaska is home the most, per capita. New York, the least.
The battle over a million acres has legal and tax ramifications.
States are increasingly turning to natural gas and hybrid cars to save on gas prices.
Being home to a substantial energy sector has provided a few states some fiscal security.
In Washington state, which has a high sales tax but no income tax, nearly three in ten filers claim a sales tax deduction. The average filer claims more than $600 in deductions. More than 20 percent of all tax filers in Nevada and Texas claim sales tax deductions; so do more than 15 percent of filers in Florida, Tennessee, Wyoming and South Dakota. All seven of those states have no state income tax.
Democrats counter that refusing the expansion means leaving hundreds of millions on the table.
The front pages tell a story Liz Cheney doesn't want to see.
The U.S. produced more oil than it imported in October. Here's where domestic energy comes from.
The Wyoming Republican is raking in thousands from colleagues both past and present.
A new report shows the energy sector is a major source of jobs and income in Western states.