Coalitions opposes anti-fracking ballot initiative

Coalitions opposes anti-fracking ballot initiative

The Mahoning Valley Coalition for Job Growth and Investment, a group that helped defeat a Youngstown anti-fracking charter amendment in May, is urging city residents not to sign petitions to place a similar ballot initiative in front of voters in the November election.

The group of business and labor officials, attorneys and politicians had a Tuesday news conference at the Youngstown/Warren Regional Chamber office in downtown Youngstown.

City voters in May rejected the charter amendment 56.85 percent to 43.15 percent.

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