WTOP Excerpt:The states weren't so lucky.
Mercury Marine President Mark Schwabero said in a statement after the vote that the company will begin consolidating work in Fond du Lac this year, including moving work from a nonunion plant in Stillwater, Okla., within two years.
WTOP Excerpt:The folks in Stillwater had no problem playing the extortion game with Mercury Marine all the way until they lost.
The only winner was the company, he said. "They extorted Stillwater," he said. "They extorted Fond du Lac. They extorted us."