Standish, Mich., is dependent on its prison, which is about to close. It says it still wants the Guantánamo detainees to fill the void, but opponents are pushing to recall members of city council.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is touting efforts to reduce greenhouse gases by states and provinces worldwide ahead of the Dec. 6 UN climate change summit in Copenhagen.
If guarding the controversial prisoners keeps a Standish, Mich., prison open, many locals are for it.
More than half of the money goes to battery manufacturing. US-made hybrids are currently dependent on batteries made abroad.
The Willow Run Transmission plant in Michigan will close in late 2010, bringing uncertainty to the people and the places that built their lives around America's largest automaker.
But automakers are encouraged by a recent increase in showroom traffic.