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But from the federal government to a state Kentucky already known for Barr amendment -- red -- that now it has to be known for.
Electric cars you heard me right the state authorizing a tax incentive plan to bring electric car plant to the state from China.
And tomorrow California based zero air pollution -- that will -- ground.
On that new electric car plant in the Bluegrass State and joining us is Kentucky governor.
Steve this year the governor joining us from the Democratic National Convention in Denver big -- governor.
A minute get to have political questions later but what did you as a state offer up is that an integrity the man.
Factoring partner to get them to build this plan.
Well we put together and in -- package worth about 48 million dollars to attract this plant to Kentucky.
You know they're gonna invest a 125 million dollars create about 4000 jobs and that doesn't.
Include all of the satellite industries coming in.
One good thing too about our package is at its performance based in other words a company has to.
Build a facility create the jobs and then -- incentives -- -- so I think it's a win win for everybody.
Governor though did -- benefactor and -- did they get any government help in terms of funding.
For the plan at all.
Not any upfront funding that they are working with the local governments -- the County and City Governments where they facility's going to be.
And I believe they're going to be issuing some industrial bonds to help in the project.
But state governments program are all performance based.
Why do you think smaller company like this that's known for electric scooters can really compete with say.
A General Motors this make in the -- or even about may be a company like -- law.
This is cutting edge technology and as we all know it continues to move all the time but.
That this proven two B a a quality product you know they make these cars right now in China.
-- -- there apparently going to be bringing that whole manufacturing effort over here to the United States.
These are basically right now used in town they are used by big industrial complexes like UPS for instance which they're world -- is here in Louisville, Kentucky.
There's a market out there for the S and were excited because it puts us on the cutting edge energy creation and the future of energy and our country.
When you decide an executive order to make these are the three and four -- slower moving vehicles.
Legal on the roads right so why are you get -- Honda will want to.
Already have not drove one the other day right around our capital they -- -- smooth ride it's a very noise let's ride.
And -- -- Italian.
This is going to be I think a big boon for people in the United States all you gotta do is pull up and pay four dollars a gallon for gasoline.
To know that we need to be looking for alternative ways to get around and this electric car generation I think it's something that's the future in the country.
We did sit on a hot political topic -- -- at the day and say you're out there and Hillary Clinton.
One year stay -- delay you're out there for Barack Obama off.
Can Barack Obama when the study.
Well it's an uphill battle in Kentucky mainly because.
Barack Obama is really not known in Kentucky you know the clintons have been in the state for years Bill Clinton won the state twice in the presidential elections.
Senator Clinton has been in the state a number of times so people -- feel very comfortable.
With the clintons they really don't know Senator Obama we're working very hard with his campaign to try to get them in the Kentucky as much as we can't but calls.
He has a quality guy I mean he can convey -- convince you the future of this country and his ability to lead it if he just gets a chance to so.
The more he is exposed to Kentucky and to better off we're gonna do.
Governor is right to say you Kentucky governor Steve this year you hit on alternative energy electric -- then.
Presidential election we thank you for that governor take care like you.
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