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Justice Delayed: Billionaire Candidate’s Coal Companies Owe $15M in Taxes, Fines

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The Democratic candidate for governor in West Virginia has never held public office. Jim Justice is instead running on his record as a businessman. He runs coal mines, farms, and a luxury resort, and according to Forbes, he’s also the wealthiest person in the state, worth $1.56 billion. A review of records by NPR and… Read More

Ag Secretary Announcing Program To Reduce Rural Poverty

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BEREA, Ky. (AP) – U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is visiting Kentucky to announce a program to reduce rural poverty nationwide. The project involves a partnership with 26 community development organizations to give long-term, low-interest financing to local entities for community facilities and services, such as education, health care and infrastructure. The Agriculture Department said… Read More