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Ryan: Electric car tax credit needed for Lordstown future

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President Donald Trump and some lawmakers from around the nation are questioning whether to pull federal tax credits that can be used to buy electric cars from General Motors.  

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Former UAW president talks about the future of GM Lordstown

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The "Drive it Home" campaign, the effort to keep the GM Lordstown plant open, continues.

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GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

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General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and...

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GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit's rebound

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General Motors' planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city known for "putting America on wheels," but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out...

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State and local leaders pushing for 'electric' future at GM Lordstown Video included

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If the GM Lordstown plant doesn't get another product, it won't be from a lack of trying. 

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Tim Ryan urges Trump to visit Lordstown

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Today, Congressman Tim Ryan and other representatives wrote a letter to President Donald Trump asking him to visit Lordstown and the other plants that were affected by General Motors idling plants.

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  • DeWine and Husted to meet with Barra and other GM executives

    DeWine and Husted to meet with Barra and other GM executives

    Saturday, December 8 2018 10:19 AM EST2018-12-08 15:19:46 GMT

    Shortly after Governor-elect Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor-elect Jon Husted, are sworn into office they will make their way to the Detroit auto show where they will meet with Mary Barra and other General Motors executives to make a pitch for the Lordstown plant.

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    Shortly after Governor-elect Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor-elect Jon Husted, are sworn into office they will make their way to the Detroit auto show where they will meet with Mary Barra and other General Motors executives to make a pitch for the Lordstown plant.

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  • Chamber President meets with incoming Governor DeWine on GM Lordstown

    Chamber President meets with incoming Governor DeWine on GM Lordstown

    Saturday, December 8 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-12-08 15:15:18 GMT

    The man in charge of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has been invited to discuss the future of General Motors Lordstown with the governor-elect and the lieutenant governor-elect.  

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    The man in charge of the Youngstown Warren Regional Chamber has been invited to discuss the future of General Motors Lordstown with the governor-elect and the lieutenant governor-elect.  

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  • Transition center to help displaced GM workers to remain open

    Transition center to help displaced GM workers to remain open

    Saturday, December 8 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-12-08 15:14:02 GMT

    The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is looking to keep help employees of General Motors Lordstown.  

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    The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is looking to keep help employees of General Motors Lordstown.  

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  • UAW offering transition help to Lordstown workers

    UAW offering transition help to Lordstown workers

    Friday, December 7 2018 4:02 PM EST2018-12-07 21:02:36 GMT
    The United Auto Workers is already taking steps to assist Lordstown workers who will be losing their jobs March first. State employees have set up a transition center inside the Local 1112 union hall to assist in meeting the needs of workers now facing unemployment. "We're encouraging people to come out and stay up to date on your information. If you have any issues with your unemployment or TARCA we want to make sure they get the right information," Dave Green, UAW L...More >>
    The United Auto Workers is already taking steps to assist Lordstown workers who will be losing their jobs March first. State employees have set up a transition center inside the Local 1112 union hall to assist in meeting the needs of workers now facing unemployment. "We're encouraging people to come out and stay up to date on your information. If you have any issues with your unemployment or TARCA we want to make sure they get the right information," Dave Green, UAW L...More >>
  • Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

    Salaried workers beware: GM cuts are a warning for all

    Friday, December 7 2018 10:57 AM EST2018-12-07 15:57:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo buildings and officer workers are reflected on windows in downtown Los Angeles. General Motors’ plans to cut more than 8,000 white-collar workers are a warning that few jobs are sa...(AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File). FILE- In this Aug. 27, 2018, file photo buildings and officer workers are reflected on windows in downtown Los Angeles. General Motors’ plans to cut more than 8,000 white-collar workers are a warning that few jobs are sa...
    General Motors' plan to cut more than 8,000 white-collar employees is a humbling warning that in this fast-changing economy, few jobs are safe.More >>
    General Motors' plan to cut more than 8,000 white-collar employees is a humbling warning that in this fast-changing economy, few jobs are safe.More >>
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