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RECLAIM Act, AML Pass the House as part of H.R. 2, The Moving Forward Act

Now McConnell must allow Senate passage

July 2, 2020

Kentucky will have a better chance at seeing its $400 million backlog of mine reclamation projects move forward thanks to legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on July 1. Both the RECLAIM Act and reauthorization of the Abandoned Mine Lands Program were included in the INVEST in America Act …

Call for Urgent Congressional Action to Help Coal-Impacted Communities

March 9, 2020

More than 100 organizations have added their names to a sign-on letter urging U.S. House leaders to prioritize several bills that would aid coal-impacted communities across the U.S. These bills have stalled in Congress, despite bipartisan support and an urgent need for solutions in former coal mining communities. 

KFTC’s New Power PAC endorses Charles Booker in Democratic primary for U.S. Senate

February 27, 2020

Knowing him as "an unwavering voice for justice," KFTC's New Power PAC has endorsed state representative Charles Booker for the U.S. Senate in the May 19 Democratic primary.