Manchin earned $476K in 2022 from family coal company, congressional disclosures show

The West Virginia Democrat’s coal industry ties are ‘a classic case study for a conflict of interest in Congress,’ an expert said

By: - July 11, 2023 2:00 pm

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill (Getty Images).

U. S. Sen. Joe Manchin III, the centrist West Virginia Democrat who chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, continued to earn a substantial sum from his family coal company last year, according to the annual financial disclosure report he filed in May.

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.