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Matt Bevin: Not helping Eastern Kentucky

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Remember when Gov. Bevin told folks in Trigg County that people in Eastern Kentucky "don't need everything"? Gov. Bevin has done nothing to help the economy in Eastern Kentucky. In fact, unemployment has gotten worse since he took office.  

                 Unemployment Percent

                    Before Bevin     After Bevin

Magoffin               11.3               14.1
Leslie                    8.5                11.6
Harlan                   9                   10.5
Letcher                  9.1                10.3
Elliott                     7.8                10.1
Floyd                      9.3                 9.9
Pike                        8.3                 9.6
Knott                       8.3                 9.5
Perry                       8                    9.3

  Source: Kentucky Office of Employment and Training (Oct. 2015 to Oct. 2016).