Keith Hall, a former Kentucky state representative, went on trial Monday for allegedly paying a state mine inspector to ignore violations at Hall's surface mines in Pike County.
Keith Hall, a former Kentucky state representative, went on trial Monday for allegedly paying a state mine inspector to ignore violations at Hall's surface mines in Pike County. Photo provided
Keith Hall, a former Kentucky state representative, went on trial Monday for allegedly paying a state mine inspector to ignore violations at Hall's surface mines in Pike County. Photo provided

Former Pike lawmaker had mine inspector in 'his back pocket,' prosecutor says as bribery trial begins

June 22, 2015 7:33 PM

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