Get to Know Them: Good, Webb discuss Rural Affairs (continued)

Get to Know Them: Good, Webb discuss Rural Affairs (continued)

The actual view from from Massies Corner, looking west from the northeast corner of U.S. 522 and 211. Rappahannock News Staff Photo/Roger Piantadosi. This is the third in a series of conversations with the 2020 Fifth district congressional candidates. Each week, the Rappahannock News will give Republican Bob Good and Democrat Cameron Webb an opportunity to present their views on a single issue. In a continuation of Part III from last week, Webb and Good share their approaches to the concerns of rural voters. Webb accepted our offer for a phone interview. Good did not accept our offer for an interview but sent a written response to questions. Part one , Part two. On Renewable Energy & Energy Jobs Webb: Clean and renewable energy is absolutely key to creating the jobs of the future. On the front end, we have to make sure we’re training the workforce to make our district attractive for clean and renewable energy producers to come to the Fifth. And that’s a conversation I’ve had with five out of the six community college presidents here in the Fifth congressional district. We can design our workforce training and educational opportunities to make sure we have the workforce necessary to be a true hub in this space. To do so, we will lean on existing infrastructure, understanding where we can build upon it and what further support we need to grow in the renewable energy industry. Good: I believe it is sound fiscal and domestic policy to […]

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