"The Governor, the Department of Economic and Community Development, as well as, the members of this delegation, will have a difficult time convincing our colleagues to support any Volkswagen incentive package," if the plant unionizes, Tennessee state Sen. Bo Watson said, according to the Chattanoogan.
"This past session we added millions of dollars in business incentives, passed an upfront sales tax exemption on capital equipment purchases and cut unemployment taxes by more than $346 million, none of which would be leveraged against a company because of its business model," he said. "Not only has our state created business-friendly conditions, we welcome unionized work forces.”
Amid reports that Donald Trump was in danger of not getting on Minnesota's presidential ballot, the Trump campaign says everything is in order and voters will have a chance to cast their ballot for him in November.
Interest groups spent less slightly money lobbying state government in 2015 than in the previous year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board.
Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's sniping on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no new blockbuster accusations on the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.
Sen. Dick Cohen, DFL-St. Paul, announced in a Monday news release that he is breaking up a committee that previously oversaw money for agriculture, economic development, natural resources, the environment and energy. That committee with wide ranging influence will be broken into two.