Democratic U.S. Senate candidate for Kentucky Amy McGrath will make a campaign stop at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Debow Park.
This will be the second time that McGrath has made a visit to Hopkinsville this year, as she previously attended the African-American Heritage Breakfast in February.
McGrath recently won the May primary and is outpacing current U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell in fundraising.
The retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel is an advocate for affordable healthcare for all Kentuckians and also wants to lower the cost of prescription drugs.
She also wants to legalize medical marijuana in order to improve healthcare outcomes and help treat ailments that citizens and veterans might have.
McGrath also wants to help create more jobs with livable wages in order to help citizens and communities alike thrive instead of just getting by.
Stating that McConnell has voted against legislation to help veterans on multiple occasions, McGrath also looks to strengthen the VA, prevent its privatization and invest in preventing veteran suicide.
For more information on McGrath’s political stances, people can visit her website and click the “on the issues” tab to find stances on COVID-19, foreign policy and national security, education and much more.
McGrath will look to defeat McConnell in the upcoming general election in November.