Senator Landrieu Urges Loan For Next Autoworks
US Senator Mary Landrieu is urging the Department of Energy to act on a loan application from start-up car manufacturer Next Autoworks.Next Autowork needs 321-million dollars to build a proposed auto assembly plant in Monroe. During a Senate Energy and Natural
Resource Committee, Landrieu told Jonathan Silver, who heads the department of energy's loan program, that funding from Louisiana is
in jeopardy, because of the federal government's slow response to Next Autworks application. The Next Autoworks plant has the potential to create 14-hundred jobs.