Plant that got $150M in taxpayer money to make Volt batteries furloughs workers

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    President Obama touted it in 2010 as evidence "manufacturing jobs are coming back to the United States,” but two years later, a Michigan hybrid battery plant built with $150 million in taxpayer funds is putting workers on furlough before a single battery has been produced.


    Workers at the Compact Power manufacturing facilities in Holland, Mich., run by LG Chem, have been placed on rotating furloughs, working only three weeks per month based on lack of demand for lithium-ion cells.



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    No problem. The grandkids will just pick up the check for it.
     
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    Let's hope the Obama kids don't decide to procreate. :eusa_silenced:
     
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