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American Workers Being Laid Off by GM Ignored at State of the Union

The thousands of American workers laid off and in the process of being laid off by multinational corporation General Motors (GM) were effectively ignored at the State of the Union as the fight to save their jobs has had little interest among the political elite.

Venus Walker, of Warren, Ohio and a GM employee with 12 years at the Lordstown plant, prays during a vigil outside the Lordstown GM plant, on Nov. 29, 2018.

Black Monday: GM to Lay Off 4K American White-Collar Workers

Executives at General Motors (GM) announced Friday that about 4,250 white-collar workers would be laid off, the vast majority of which are in the United States, as the multinational corporation continues shifting production overseas and to Mexico.

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Flipped Vote of Ohio GOP Senator Allowed Kasich Veto of Heartbeat Bill to Stand

Republican state Sen. Bill Beagle flipped his vote on the measure when it was time to vote on overriding the veto. Beagle had previously voted to pass the bill in committee and then again, later, when it was on the floor of the state Senate. Despite his previous votes in favor of the measure, however, he said it failed to meet his “higher standard” for overriding Kasich’s veto.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 10: Ohio Governor John Kasich speaks to members of the media outside the West Wing November 10, 2016 at the White House in Washington, DC. President Obama hosted the Cavaliers to honor their 2016 NBA championship. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ohio Senate Fails to Override John Kasich Veto of Heartbeat Bill

Outgoing Gov. John Kasich has echoed the sentiments of Planned Parenthood and Democrats, referring to the “Heartbeat Bill” as unconstitutional. He has said he did not want to spend hundreds of thousands of dollars defending the bill in court.

This photo taken June 5, 2012, outside the statehouse in Columbus, Ohio, shows a large balloon in support of the Heartbeat Bill. An Ohio bill that would have imposed the most stringent restriction on abortions in the nation met its end Tuesday. Senators don't plan to vote on the so-called …

Ohio House Passes ‘Heartbeat’ Bill Again After John Kasich Veto

Thursday’s vote in the state House that approved the heartbeat bill echoed that of the last legislative session when it passed as well. In December 2016, both the Ohio House and Senate approved the measure, but Republican Gov. John Kasich vetoed it. According to the Columbus Dispatch, GOP Governor-elect Mike DeWine said he will sign it into law.