"I said, we’re ready to have those conversations, and they said we’ll get back to you at the appropriate time. And that time hasn’t happened yet."
—Gov. Bill Haslam commenting in an AP story on stalled expansion talks with Volkswagen. It was previously revealed that the state had offered a $300 million incentive package to the automaker—that was subject to the possible unionization of workers “being concluded to the satisfaction” of the state. Meanwhile, Sen. Bob Corker had promised that VW would expand their factory if workers voted against joining the UAW.