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Hal Rogers Champions Coal in Omnibus Spending Bill
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Jan. 21, 2014—House Representative Hal Rogers, R-Ky., has attached a rider to the bill to reverse an Obama Administration rule limiting U.S. financing of coal-fired power plants overseas. With domestic coal use waning, exports to coal-fired plants in other countries are seen as the future for American companies in the coal industry, so Rogers' rider is a significant boon for the industry.

How much money has House Representative Rogers received from coal mining interests? Read more

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Beer Wholesalers Association$13,052,3008
International Union of Operating Engineers$9,279,6304

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Dick Durbin[D-IL]328
Chuck Schumer[D-NY]319
Sherrod Brown[D-OH]278
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl M. Grijalva[D-AZ]512
Jan Schakowsky[D-IL]466
Steve Cohen[D-TN]433
Numbers on this page (except for Latest Bills) include latest available data for contributions and bill positions starting January 1, 2007 through the present. For date range numbers on Latest Bills, visit the bill page.