The Our Children Our Future campaign to end child poverty in WV has had quite a string of victories in WV over the last three years under widely varying political settings. Each year, the campaign votes on its top ten issues. Metro News reports on the new platform here.
This year over 2600 people connected with the campaign voted on the issues. Here's a list of the current platform in order of the votes received:
1. Mental Health Matters
2. Protecting Quality Child Care Centers
3. Right to Work is Wrong
4. Second Chance for Employment
5. Tax Reform to Protect Roads, Children, Seniors, and Jobs
6. Juvenile Justice: Redirect and Reinvest
7. Stop Meth Labs
8. Increasing Local Food Access & Profitability
9. Afterschool for All!
10. Expand Broadband Access
You can read more about the issues here.