Story by Maura Zurick, a city reporter for the Daily Kent Stater.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney told supporters in Mansfield, Ohio on Monday that God and small businesses are in his heart, something more than 1,000 Ohioans found comforting.
The rally took place in a machine plant owned by Mark Romanchuk, who is campaigning to become a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for Richland County.
The location played a key role in Romney’s main point: small businesses are the foundation of the country. Romanchuk’s plant, PR Machine Works, is a small business started in 1964 by his father.
Ryan and Romney outlined their five-point plan, a proposed step-by-step approach in fixing the big issues.
Romney said the first step is using America’s resources, specifically coal and oil, and said the second focus is trade. The third is creating a skilled workforce. He believes manufacturers will be able to train their employees in a way that brings back specific-skill jobs like carpentry and electrical engineering.
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