Conversations on the Porch: the Central Appalachia Regional Network Summit

On August 11-13, 2010, a diverse group of leaders from the Appalachian counties of Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, will come together in Charleston, WV for the first ever summit meeting of the Central Appalachia Regional Network or CARN. This feature talks about the ways in which the summit will bring together […]

Congressman Boucher on Internet Infrastructure

An interview with Congressman Rick Boucher (VA-9) on the importance of broadband internet access to communities in his southwest Virginia district, and of the important role of government support in developing the internet “backbone” and ensuring wide access to it. [wpdm_file id=89]

Attorney Wes Addington’s Testimony to the U.S. Senate on Miner’s Health and Safety

In April, Attorney Wes Addington from the Appalachian Citizens Law Center here in Whitesburg, KY traveled to Washington D.C. to give testimony to the U.S. Senate regarding mine safety. The Hearing took place on April 27th, 2010, and was titled, “Putting Safety First: Strengthening Enforcement and Creating a Culture of Compliance at Mines and Other […]