Following a series of conversations in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio, Hillary Clinton wrote a piece for Medium outlining her plan to assist Appalachian cities affected by the decline in demand for steel and coal. Her plan, which was outlined last November, calls for the securing of the health care and pension benefits of miners, invest in bringing more good-paying jobs to the region, invest in education and training programs, and protect families that have been affected by conditions, such as black lung, and denied proper health care coverage. Clinton faces an up-hill battle in Appalachia, and she is hoping that focusing on the area early in campaign will help bring voters out for her in November. Read the full op-ed HERE.
News Source: Medium