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UMWA rescinds endorsement of Mon County commissioner’s reelection campaign

Source: WBOY Channel 12 May 31, 2024 UMWA rescinds endorsement of Mon County commissioner’s reelection campaign MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) has rescinded its endorsement of Monongalia County Commissioner Tom Bloom’s November reelection bid. According to a news release from the UMWA and the Monongalia Area Council of the […]

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UMWA rescinds endorsement of Monongalia County Commission Candidate Tom Bloom

Source: WDTV Channel 5 May 30, 2024 UMWA rescinds endorsement of Monongalia County Commission Candidate Tom Bloom MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WDTV) – The Monongalia Area Council of the Coal Miners Political Action Committee (COMPAC) has taken Their endorsement of Monongalia County Commissioner Tom Bloom back after some comments the organization says he made in a meeting. […]

UMWA pulls endorsement for Monongalia County commissioner

Source: WV MetroNews May 30, 2024 UMWA pulls endorsement for Monongalia County commissioner MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The United Mine Workers Monongalia County Political Action Committee has rescinded its November election endorsement of Democrat Tom Bloom in the race for Monongalia County Commission.   UMWA Director of Communications Erin Bates said the withdrawal comes after Bloom, and the […]

Opinion: We’re a mining community. And damn proud of it

DATE: 05/27/2024 SOURCE: sasktoday.ca   Mining Week is underway in Saskatchewan. Of course, it’s a particularly important week for those of us who live in the southeast. Anyone who has spent any time living in the Estevan area should be able to vouch for the impact that mining has on our communities and our collective […]

Associate Membership Spotlight

Wilma Steele The next UMWA Associate Membership Spotlight goes to Sister Wilma Steele. Wilma exemplifies dedication and commitment as a UMWA Associate Member and stands as a pillar of support alongside her husband, retired Local Union 1440 member Terry Steele. Notably, Sister Wilma is a prominent founding board member of the esteemed West Virginia Mine […]

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