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Romney holds town hall forum in Euclid
Romney answers questions from the audience and discusses energy
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER
This story is part of a special series.


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Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney visited Stamco Industries in Euclid today (Monday) to hold a town hall forum with a crowd of 500.

Romney said President Obama is wrong to call for an end of tax subsidies for the oil and gas industries. He said this puts restrictions on Ohio resources like coal, oil and natural gas. He also touched on the benefits of the oil drilling process called fracking.

 

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Romney said lowering energy costs by leveraging the nation’s energy sources will help bring manufacturing back to this country.

He added that alternative energy like wind and solar power should continue to be developed. 

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