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Gubernatorial Candidates Weighing In On Beretta

July 25th, 2014 by WCBC Radio

The candidates for governor are weighing in on the decision by gun maker Beretta to stop making weapons in Maryland.  The company announced Tuesday that it would move its manufacturing operations, with 160 jobs, from Prince George's County, to a new facility in Tennessee, starting next year.  The company says it would continue to keep administrative and marketing offices in Maryland.  Lt. Governor Anthony Brown's campaign manager, issued a news release, noting the state worked with Beretta to stay in Maryland, but it appeared that the company" never planned on staying."  Hogan called that criticism a "distraction," from the loss of jobs over the last eight years…


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