Press | July 19, 2018

U.S. House Passes More Federal Funding Bills for 2019

WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. House of Representatives passed two more federal funding bills today for fiscal year 2019 (FY19), including the Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill and the Financial Services Appropriations Bill. U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers voted for the legislation, which contains several benefits for Kentucky, including $30 million for the state's Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Pilot Grant Program to help revitalize the land and economy in coal producing counties. The appropria...

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Press | Jul 19, 2018

Rogers Says a Carbon Tax Would Devastate Coal Communities

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) voted today in support of a House resolution, putting this Congress on the record against a carbon tax, which would be detrimental to the United...

Press | Jul 18, 2018

Mill Springs Battlefield Clears First Hurdle to Become Part of the National Park System

WASHINGTON, DC -- The Mill Springs Battlefield is one step closer to becoming part of the National Park System (NPS). On Wednesday, the House Natural Resources Committee unanimously approved the Mill ...

Press | Jul 17, 2018

Congressman Rogers and Local Advocate Push for Mill Springs Battlefield to Become National Monument

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) invited Bill Neikirk, Pulaski County native and founding president of the Mill Springs Battlefield Association (MSBA), to Washington this week t...