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Yakima Car Dealerships Doing Well Despite Bailout

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YAKIMA, Wash.- General Motors and Chrysler are waiting for a 15 Billion dollar loan to help them survive. Yakima dealerships say their business remains steady. 

"We've had no difficulties at all and sales have been solid," said Bob Hall, owner of the Bob Hall GM and Chevrolet dealerships.

But the chairman of the Yakima County Republicans says this bailout is on people's minds right now.  

"It's a great concern. I think to all people because it's asking us to foot the bill," said Max Golladay.

And while republicans like Golladay may not think it's a fair use of tax-payer money, dealers like Hall say the bailout is saving a lot of families.

"It can be profitable and we can keep all of America employed cause there's a lot of jobs," said Hall.

And that's not the only good thing coming out of this. Hall says right now manufacturers are supplying fewer cars than last year.

"Which is good, we're not having to house and carry the cost of carrying as many cars," said Hall.

And they still have enough inventory to make a profit. Dealers say they hope things will get even better but all they can do right now is wait for congress.

"Let's have faith that they'll have a solid solution for all of us," said Hall.

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