Miners Are Optimistic

Miners Are Optimistic Miners explained to the Harlan County Chamber of Commerce why they believe a future still exists for coal companies in the mountains despite the industry’s steady decline in past years.In Wednesday’s meeting, members expressed that Appalachia’s biggest assets, hard-working miners, will keep the need alive. Source: MG News Return…

A Different Pension Debate Continues

A Different Pension Debate Continues As the pension debate continues to be a hot topic in Frankfort, public records reveal that some part-time current and former lawmakers have large pensions. The Herald-Leader reports that a pension-sweetening law, passed by the General Assembly in 2005, allows nearly two dozen past and present legislators to get…