There’s really no disputing General Motors broke an agreement with the state that gave the automaker millions in tax incentives for its former Lordstown assembly plant when the company shuttered the facility last year.
But talks concerning recouping some or all of the $60.3 million appear to be less about the clawback and more about GM making further investments in Ohio.
DeWine said of GM, “They have many plants here. We hope they continue to invest here. They employ many workers here, so while they do owe us money because they did not carry out all of the terms of what they said they were going to do, we’re looking for an avenue where by we can encourage more investment in Ohio.”
DeWine’s comments this week