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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.

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Key Companies

CompanyContributedRelated bill positions
National Rural Electric Cooperative Association $3,161,76025
Koch Industries$2,991,3142
American Electric Power$1,439,2856

Key Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Ed Markey[D-MA]194
Mazie Hirono[D-HI]150
Lisa Murkowski[R-AK]137
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Raúl Grijalva[D-AZ]271
Earl Blumenauer[D-OR]246
Peter Welch[D-VT]203
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.