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While many in Christian County are happy about the recent up vote on the Tenaska legislation, not everyone supports the multi-billion dollar project.  51st district Senator Kyle McCarter, an early strong supporter of Tenaska, is now one of its strongest detractors:

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The Senator who supported the bill until just a few days before it was voted on a year ago, says the bill is full of loopholes:

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The Senate passed the bill 30 to 28 Tuesday afternoon.  The bill’s next stop will be in the Illinois House this spring. 

 
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