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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
AT&T$7,353,97614
National Beer Wholesalers Association$6,184,5004
International Union of Operating Engineers$5,208,7902

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Chuck Schumer[D-NY]277
Dick Durbin[D-IL]276
Sherrod Brown[D-OH]246
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl Grijalva[D-AZ]455
Jan Schakowsky[D-IL]406
Steve Cohen[D-TN]362
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.