Rep. Andy Barr, a Kentucky Republican, speaks to a crowd of thousands of retired coal miners who came to Washington by the bus load to push lawmakers to vote on a bill that would save their pension and health care benefits. Curtis Tate McClatchy DC
Rep. Andy Barr, a Kentucky Republican, speaks to a crowd of thousands of retired coal miners who came to Washington by the bus load to push lawmakers to vote on a bill that would save their pension and health care benefits. Curtis Tate McClatchy DC

As coal declines, 10,000 workers remain to support 120,000 retirees

September 08, 2016 06:20 PM