Statement from House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover Regarding Announced Layoffs by Arch Coal
House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover, R-Jamestown
NOTE-This statement is in response to media reports that Arch Coal will be laying off 500 miners in Kentucky
FRANKFORT, Ky. (June 21, 2012) – “Today’s reported announcement is yet another example of the overreaching policies on the Federal level by the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Democrats’ continuing War on Coal led by their leader, President Obama.
This War on Coal by Democrats continues to hit those who least can afford it: those families who depend on the coal industry for their income. This also further cripples the business community in that they will see their bottom lines impacted greatly due to the increased utility costs.”
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