Press | February 6, 2020

Interior Provides More Than $11.3 Million in Conservation Funding for Kentucky to Reclaim and Repurpose Abandoned Coal Mines

AML funds improve coal communities and the lives of their residents WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt today announced that the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) will provide $11,314,447 to Kentucky in Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 Abandoned Mine Land (AML) Reclamation grants, to clean up and repurpose abandoned coal mines. A total of $170.9 million in AML Reclamation funding will be available to states and tribes in FY 2020. “T...

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Press | Feb 6, 2020

STATEMENT: House Democrats Refuse to Condemn Pelosi

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) released the following statement after House Democrats refused to condemn House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for destroying an official copy of the Pres...

Press | Feb 5, 2020

Statement on President Trump's Acquittal

WASHINGTON, DC -- U.S. Rep. Harold "Hal" Rogers (KY-05) released the following statement after the Senate voted to acquit President Trump on both House impeachment charges. “This phony impeac...

Press | Feb 5, 2020

Reps. Rogers, Cartwright Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Rural Communities

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Representatives Matt Cartwright (PA-08) and Hal Rogers (KY-05) introduced the Transforming Hiring in Rural Industries and Vital Economies (THRIVE) Act to create new ...