Electric vehicle battery subsidy failures were evident in MI

By Tom Gantert | Michigan Capitol Confidential

Last week, the Detroit Free Press concluded that the massive giveaway of state tax dollars to electric vehicle battery makers failed to generate the thousands of jobs that were promised.

In particular, a March 16 article noted that, ”today, Michigan has only a few hundred battery workers in four plants — despite $861 million in Obama administration stimulus grants and $543 million in Michigan tax credits awarded by former Gov. Jennifer Granholm’s administration in 2009.”

at Michigan Capitol Confidential.

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