GM is beefing up its Washington team. Here’s why

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The Detroit News

General Motors Co. is making several top-level hires to its Washington team as it seeks to influence Democratic policymakers who share its vision for an electric transportation future. That might come with big taxpayer-funded incentives the auto industry is seeking to help build out electric-vehicle infrastructure. But the federal largesse also comes with a catch: a heavier regulatory hand that experts say is likely prompting the automaker to strengthen its ranks in the capital city. GM is aiming high. The Detroit automaker hired a former George W. Bush-appointed Department of Justice leader, …

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