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News From: United mine workers

by Press and Media | on Apr 07, 2016

"I miss my family. He hugged his and all he gets is a year."

This article first appeared in POLITICO's Morning Report.Will future coal executives who violate workplace safety laws follow coal baron Don Blankenship's path to prison? Patrick McGinley, a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 29, 2016

Give Him Life in Prison!

The day after the 6th anniversary of the Upper Big Branch mine disaster, which cost 29 miners their lives, the executive who was responsible for it will find out his fate.  Don Blankenship, the...