Pa. Governor Fights To Keep Harley-Davidson Plant

YORK, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Ed Rendell says the state will not let a Harley-Davidson plant in central Pennsylvania leave without a fight.

At a rally Sunday inside Sovereign Bank Stadium in York, Rendell told a crowd of plant workers and motorcycle enthusiasts that officials are designing a plan to help the company stay.

The package includes help with job training and infrastructure, low-interest loans and $15 million for upgrades.

Harley-Davidson said in May its facility in Springettsbury Township is not cost-effective and that it might move its operations. More than 2,000 local jobs are at stake.

The rally Sunday followed a 50-mile ride of support by hundreds of bikers through York and Adams counties.

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