The 2020 Census will determine how approximately $1 trillion in federal funding is distributed over the next 10 years, as well as which states will gain or lose congressional representatives.
Numerous Appalachian coal-bearing communities have passed resolutions calling on federal legislators to pass a bill that would reauthorize a program that funds cleanup of abandoned mine lands.
See how Appalachian legislators at the federal level voted in late 2019.
See how Appalachian legislators at the federal level voted in fall 2019.
A partial summary of President Donald Trump’s and his administration’s established track record of reducing environmental protections.
See how Appalachian legislators at the federal level voted in June and July 2019.
Politicians like to talk about helping rural Appalachia. The RECLAIM Act is a chance for them to show that they mean it.
See how Appalachian legislators voted on several environmental topics in April and May 2019.
Regional leaders testified in front of a U.S. House subcommittee about strategies to restore abandoned mines and witnesses expressed support for the RECLAIM Act.
New public lands legislation designates 1.3 million acres of new wilderness, reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund, and more.