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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 Legislators

SenatorsParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Shelley Moore Capito[R-WV]24
David Vitter[R-LA]21
Mike Crapo[R-ID]19
House MembersParty/StateRelated bills sponsored
Blaine Luetkemeyer[R-MO]37
Steve Stivers[R-OH]35
Walter B. Jones[R-NC]35

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