AUSTIN, Tex. (CBS SF) – A California politician is turning the tables on Texas officials who have been trying to steal California jobs.
California State Senator Ted Gaines visited the Austin Monday, hoping to keep California in the running fro a massive Tesla Motors battery plant that could be headed to the Lone Star State.READ MORE: San Francisco Police Locate Yorkshire Terrier Stolen During Brazen Vehicle Break-In
“We’re here to invite jobs from Texas to California. We are a state of innovators and entrepreneurs and job creators,” Gains said while standing outside the Capitol Building.READ MORE: COVID Reopening: Excitement Builds As Hours Count Down To State's Reopening
Gaines was set to hold meetings with businesses to discuss the benefits of doing business in California vs. Texas.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Temperatures Will Soar Into Triple Digits By Mid-Week
The move counters visits by Texas Governor Rick Perry, who has been trying for years to lure California employers to Texas.