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Is Joe Manchin a coal industry insider?
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) is more than just a supporter of his state’s influential coal producers — he’s a full-fledged industry insider. On his financial disclosures for 2009 and 2010, Manchin reported significant earnings from Enersystems Inc., a coal brokerage that he helped run before his political star rose.
What is Joe Manchin hiding with his own company?
His own energy company, Enersystems, which represents 30% of his net worth and 70% of his portfolio income. To be fair, he鈥檚 not exactly hiding anything. Manchin has a long history with coal in West Virginia, and served as President of Enersystems, a privately-held coal resource company, in the 1990s.
What is Joe Manchin’s net worth?
While he serves as chair of the Senate Energy Committee, Manchin reports that his stake in his family coal company, which has a fuel agreement with the waste coal-fired power plant in Grant Town, West Virginia, is worth up to $5 million.
Is Joe Manchin a Democrat or Republican?
The speaker was a Democrat: Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia. West Virginia is a major coal-producing state. But Manchin鈥檚 investment in dirty energy goes far beyond the economic interests of the voters who elect him every six years. In fact, coal has made Manchin and his family very wealthy.