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Bill aimed at helping struggling coal industry

A bill aimed at helping the struggling coal industry has passed a house panel. The bill would allow coal mining or processing companies to seek approval for various tax incentives rewarding job creation and investments. House Floor Leader Rocky Adkins said the bill aims to help reverse job losses in Kentucky's struggling coalfields. Wymt is reporting that coal-related companies would apply for the incentives like any other businesses.

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