Empower Kentucky

Local black lung resolution is picking up steam in Eastern Kentucky

Knott, Letcher, and Pike counties became the 6th, 7th, and 8th local governments in eastern Kentucky to pass a local resolution calling on members of Congress to pass several bills needed to help sick, disabled, retired, and unemployed coal miners and their communities.

City of Jackson Black Lung / RECLAIM / Pension Resolution

In October 2018 the City of Jackson, Kentucky in Breathitt County unanimously passed a local resolution calling on Congress to pass the RECLAIM Act, strengthen the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund, and protect the pension fund that supports miners who worked for coal companies that have since gone bankrupt.

Powell County Power House Energy Efficiency Workshop

Eastern Kentuckians want clean and affordable energy and good local jobs.

Wolfe County Power House Energy Efficiency workshop

Eastern Kentuckians want clean and affordable energy and good local jobs.

Local Black Lung Resolution: Breathitt County

On September 26, the Breathitt County Fiscal Court unanimously approved this resolution, calling on members of Congress to support a package of Just Transition bills in Congress.

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