Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky is the Republican chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and the senior member of the state’s congressional delegation. Rogers pushed for funding in a $1.1 trillion spending bill Congress approved Friday to help distressed coal regions reclaim abandoned mine sites.
Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky is the Republican chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and the senior member of the state’s congressional delegation. Rogers pushed for funding in a $1.1 trillion spending bill Congress approved Friday to help distressed coal regions reclaim abandoned mine sites. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Rep. Hal Rogers of Kentucky is the Republican chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and the senior member of the state’s congressional delegation. Rogers pushed for funding in a $1.1 trillion spending bill Congress approved Friday to help distressed coal regions reclaim abandoned mine sites. J. Scott Applewhite AP

Spending bill includes assistance for struggling coal regions

December 18, 2015 06:02 PM