FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
JANUARY 31, 2024
UMWA Expresses Support with Senator Joe Manchin and Family After Car Accident
[TRIANGLE, VA.] – United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) International President Cecil E. Roberts issued the following statement today:
“The entire Union extends its heartfelt wishes for a swift and complete recovery to Gayle Manchin, Federal Co-Chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission, following the recent car accident in Birmingham, Alabama. We also express our concern for her colleague, Guy Land, and hope for his speedy recovery.
“Our thoughts are with Senator Joe Manchin and his family during this challenging time. We commend the first responders in Birmingham for their immediate assistance and the staff at UAB Hospital for providing excellent care.
“We send positive thoughts and strength to the Manchin family and everyone affected by this unfortunate incident. The UMWA stands ready to offer any assistance needed during this period of recovery.”