The Lexington Herald-Leader reports:
The White House Monday launched a series of videos to highlight crumbling infrastructure in Eastern Kentucky as part of a media push to drum up support for President Joe Biden’s proposed infrastructure bill.
As moderate Democrats and Republicans have been at loggerheads in coming up with an agreement on how much money to allocate to fixing roads, bridges and drinking water – among other projects – the White House made videos highlighting the lack of broadband access and clean drinking water in Eastern Kentucky.
One follows Danielle Adams of Pikeville as she heads into town to get online when her wifi goes down in her home. In the other, BarbiAnn Miner in Martin County shows off the dirty tap water in her kitchen sink and some of the decrepit roads and bridges in Martin County.
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