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Our fight for lifetime health care and pensions continues.  

Manchin, Wyden, Brown, Casey and Warner urge Finance Committee to act of Miners Protection Act before moving Lighthizer nomination

For Immediate Release:         March 8, 2017   MANCHIN, WYDEN, BROWN, CASEY AND WARNER URGE FINANCE COMMITTEE TO ACT ON MINERS PROTECTION ACT BEFORE MOVING LIGHTHIZER NOMINATION Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin, D-W.V., and Senate Finance Committee Democrats Ron Wyden, D-Ore., Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Bob Casey, D-Penn., Mark Warner, D-Va. today called on […]

Health Care Countdown Continues

Retired miners tell what will happen to their families and communities if Congress doesn’t Keep the Promise!

Health care cut-off notices mailed to 22,600 retired coal miners, widows as Congress fails to act to fulfill America’s promise to them

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MARCH 1, 2017   [TRIANGLE, VA] United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today: “Letters advising some 22,600 retired coal miners and widows that their earned health care benefits would be cut off in 60 days were mailed from the UMWA Health and Retirement […]

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