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DeWine Talked To Trump About Lordstown Shutdown Before Surprising Comment

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President Trump told governors yesterday that automakers are returning to Ohio and other states, a remark he’s said before that fact checkers have found to be untrue. Gov. Mike DeWine was among the guests who heard that comment. DeWine said he talked with Trump at a dinner the night before, and that the president is… Read More

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown Critical Of Lordstown Plant Closing

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Ohio’s senior Senator is blasting General Motors for planning to close the Lordstown plant in March. He says Congress needs to change the tax code to prevent companies from benefitting from that action in the future. Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown says workers are being hurt by GM’s decision. “While people’s lives were being upended… Read More

Kasich Says There Are Options For Lordstown Plant

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Gov. John Kasich says he’ll be talking to General Motors about its decision to shut down the assembly plant in Lordstown, potentially putting 1500 people out of work. But he’s sounding like all isn’t lost even if the plant closes. Kasich said he’s talked to GM about how the Lordstown-made Chevy Cruze wasn’t very profitable…. Read More

Workers at General Motors' Lordstown Assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio put the final touches on Chevy Cobalts.

Ohio’s Leaders React To News Of GM’s Decision To Close The Lordstown Auto Assembly Plant

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News that GM will be idling its Lordstown factory on March 1st is prompting Ohio’s leaders to issue angry statements in news releases and on social media. John Kasich said he’ll work with GM’s leaders to see if anything can be done to save the plant and if not. The estimated 2500 employees will be directed… Read More