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At the 10th annual Appalachian Ohio State of the Region conference May 10, speakers discussed investments and opportunities in Ohio’s Appalachian region, including in broadband and tourism.

The $2 trillion American Jobs Plan throws big money at broadband, energy infrastructure improvements, workforce development and clean energy research. Environmental groups lauded the plan, while the oil and gas industry felt left out in the cold.

Frustrated with limited to no access and a pandemic that sent many people online, residents in Washington County, Ohio, are forming a broadband cooperative.

ReImagine Appalachia's plan would create jobs, but require billions of dollars in funding and put 28,000 workers in fossil fuels industries out of work.