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Forgotten America

4 EpisodesProduced by Cardinal Institute for West Virginia PolicyWebsite

Welcome to Forgotten America, a podcast about the many places that get flown over, driven past, or completely forgotten and the people who call these places home. In each episode, we’ll diagnose the unique challenges faced by rural America and unpack and explore the solutions to those challenges. We… read more


Ep. 002: Coal Miner's Son

In today’s episode, Garrett interviews Jason Huffman, the State Director of Americans for Prosperity - West Virginia and a native West Virginian. Jason shares with us stories about his family’s proud heritage as coal-miners, why he decided to stay in West Virginia, and what he thinks it will take to build the West Virginia Miracle. 


You can follow Jason's work with AFP-WV on:

Twitter: @AFPWV 

Facebook: /AFPWestVirginia/ 


You can read more about their policy proposals for making West Virginia a better place to live, work, and raise a family at 

You can learn about the historic Sago Mine Disaster Jason mentioned.

You can read Garrett's op-ed about Katherine Johnson in the Logan Banner



You can support the Cardinal Institute by donating or following us on social media: 





Twitter: @CardinalWV

Facebook: /CardinalInstitute/


Instagram: @teamcardinalwv

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