A Closer Look at Coal under the Trump Administration

On this West Virginia Morning, when President Trump delivers his State of the Union address on Tuesday he’ll talk about job growth and it’s quite likely he’ll talk about coal. The coal industry and its out-of-work miners have been important symbols for Trump. 

But as Brittany Patterson reports, after two years under Trump more coal power plants are closing down and coal employment is at an all-time low.

And the West Virginia Senate is set to vote today on a long, sweeping and controversial education reform bill, also known as the omnibus education bill. Dave Mistich has that story.

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