Bay City, Michigan -- Monday, March 2, 2020
Interviewed by Rebecca Blumenstein
Kim Matula (cq) speaks with one of her daughters at Car & Credit, a used car lot in Bay City. Matula, whose car had broken down, was using her tax return to buy a new one. Matula works as a cook at Coonan’s Irish Hub where she makes $15 an hour, one of the better hourly wages available in Bay City other than at the GM plant.
In the 2016 election, the long Democratic-leaning and union-supporting Bay County voted to elected Donald Trump.
CREDIT: Alyssa Schukar for The New York Times