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Mayor Koos On Rivian Skepticism, Says More Information Forthcoming

Mayor Koos On Rivian Skepticism, Says More Information Forthcoming

Skepticism and opposition surfaced quickly on social media after economic incentives were announced to attract Rivian Automotive to the former Mitsubishi auto manufacturing plant. The Bloomington-Normal Economic Development Council, the Town of Normal, and Mayor Chris Koos helped lead the effort to pass an incentive package which includes property tax abatements from area taxing bodies. "Some of the messages I was getting was 'the town's in bad shape, it's only going to get worse, and don't you

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