Mon Oct 15, 2012, 12:54 PM
Guy Whitey Corngood (17,812 posts)
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin to visit ‘Bainport’ Oct. 16, Al Sharpton to visit Oct. 20
Source: Rock River Times
FREEPORT, Ill. — U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., will visit “Bainport” in Freeport, Ill., at 9:45 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Bainport is an encampment set up at Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut Road, Freeport, by workers facing outsourcing at the Bain Capital-owned Sensata Technologies plant.
Created in 2006, Sensata develops, manufactures, and sells sensors and controls for major auto manufacturers such as Ford and General Motors.
Workers at the plant have been training their Chinese replacements, who have been flown to Illinois by the company. The final layoffs are expected to be made in November. The plant employs 170.
Read more: http://rockrivertimes.com/2012/10/15/u-s-sen-dick-durbin-to-visit-%E2%80%98bainport%E2%80%99-oct-16-al-sharpton-to-visit-oct-20/
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Mon Oct 15, 2012, 12:56 PM
murielm99 (17,064 posts)
1. Durbin should have visited a long time ago.
This is another photo op for him. I am not always pleased by my Senator. I won't trade him for a repubbie, but he has done some things I don't care for.