Ritchie isn't the only county that sees no funds from the bond. The vast majority of rural counties will get no fixes, see no jobs, have no improvement in infrastructure. But here in Ritchie, perhaps we're just more painfully aware of it...
Why should WE be told to hand our money over to millionaires? Tell the WV Senators who voted for us THANK YOU---and keep at it!
I'll share my own thoughts on the budget, but I invite you to take the poll and share your thoughts. Would you legalize #cannabis to help fix the budget? What else would you do?
Be aware that whenever you hear propaganda about "EPA overreach," you can be reasonably assured that the whining is originating from business interests who quite literally value your life and the lives of your children less than you do. Resource Barons prefer to frame the discussion as "higher costs" (for them) rather than accusing the EPA of valuing your life too much. When businesses and politicians talk about "EPA Overreach," they're looking at what profits can be made where your life or your child's life is just a statistic.