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Dave Jamieson

Democrats Try To Stop Coal Industry From Swindling Sick Miners | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Democrats rolled out a plan Thursday that they said would make it harder for coal companies to cheat miners suffering from black ...

Dave Jamieson

GOP Gives Christmas Gift To Big Coal, Endangers Miners | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As House Republicans and Democrats patted one another on the back over their new spending agreement Friday, advocates for coal miners we...

Black Lung Disease On The Rise Again

Posted 07.23.2011 | Healthy Living

Black lung disease, long a killer of coal miners, is on the rise again after retreating in the 30 years since Congress passed tougher mine safety ...