When Congress returns to Washington after Labor Day, it will turn its attention to bills in both chambers designed to stabilize the pensions and retiree health benefits of retired coal miners.
Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., joined by Rep. David B. McKinley, R-W.VA., will discuss S. 1714, the Miners Protection Act of 2015, and H.R. 2403, the Coal Healthcare and Pension Protection Act at a National Press Club Newsmaker, Wed., Sept 7, at 10 a.m., in the club’s Zenger Room. National Press Club President Thomas Burr will moderate the Newsmaker.