Will De Soto Panasonic Battery Plant Power Guv Kelly To Reelection?!?!

Behind the scenes . . .

We notice conservatives rising serious questions about the contracts of the endeavor and the legality of non-disclosure agreements.

In the meantime it's all happy news . . . Like this . . .

"Panasonic said building cylindrical "2170" lithium-ion batteries in De Soto will spur innovation and provide critical production capacity to fuel economic growth and other opportunities for the entire region."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Panasonic breaks ground on massive battery plant predicted to transform KC region

DE SOTO, Kan. - Panasonic officially started construction of a new electric vehicle battery plant in De Soto, Kansas, on Wednesday. It's the largest economic development project in the history of Kansas. The Japanese company said it will begin mass producing batteries in De Soto for the booming electric vehicle market by March 2025.

Panasonic, Kansas officials celebrate starting work on EV battery plant - Kansas City Business Journal

Panasonic Energy Co. Ltd. celebrated moving the first dirt on a $4 billion electric-vehicle battery plant in De Soto. Brass from Panasonic, Kansas and De Soto gathered for a groundbreaking Wednesday at Astra Enterprise Park, which is the new name for the former Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant.

Panasonic releases renderings of $4 billion electric vehicle battery plant in De Soto, Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas officials and Panasonic executives gathered Wednesday morning in De Soto, Kansas, for the groundbreaking of the new Panasonic battery plant , which will produce cylindrical Li-ion batteries for electric vehicles. During the groundbreaking, renderings of the facility were released to show what the potential facility will look like.

Meanwhile . . . A prog blog reports . . .

Kelly's polling advantage grows to 3.3% in Kansas governor's race; Schmidt not gaining traction - Kansas Reflector

TOPEKA - New polling in the Kansas governor's race showed Wednesday that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly and independent governor candidate Dennis Pyle expanded their appeal in the past month while Republican nominee Derek Schmidt was struggling to move the needle with voters.

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