Senators: Where’s GE’s $80M check?

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Senators: Where’s GE’s $80M check?

Cincinnati.com — In a sharply worded letter to Defense Secretary Robert Gates, Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and two other Senate supporters of the GE alternative engine urged Gates to release the funds, amounting to $80 million over the next two months.

"We respect your leadership, and assume that the delay in releasing fiscal year 2011 funds is simply an issue of timing or an oversight by the program office rather than a deliberate attempt to shift appropriated funds away from the alternate engine," said the letter signed by Brown and Sens. Patrick Leahy of Vermont and John Kerry of Massachusetts.

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