"Tell me that Jack Conway going to work for Dolt Thompson doesn't raise suspicions," Carroll said. "You look at all these things as a complete package, and you can't help but think that this screams of corruption and I think the people of our state are tired of that type of politics."
"There are other factors other than the administration in the White House that controls this. There are banks that are reluctant at this point to give loans for coal-fired furnaces," said Republican state Sen. Danny Carroll, who sponsored the bill. "You look at the jobs that were lost, you look at the production of coal and how that has declined, we've got to learn lessons from that and we've got to have a third option."