Congressman Tim Ryan and Mahoning Valley Leaders Launched “Drive It Home” Campaign for GM Lordstown
Warren, OH – Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Mahoning Valley Leaders launched the “Drive It Home” campaign this morning aimed at bolstering support for GM Lordstown and the Mahoning Valley Workforce. Leaders who took part of the campaign include Senator Sherrod Brown, Lordstown Mayor Arno Hill, Congressman Bill Johnson, Secretary of State Jon Husted, Shop Chairman Danny Morgan, UAW Regional Director Rich Rankin, and Youngstown-Warren Regional Chamber of Commerce President and CEO James Dignan.
“With one of the largest auto manufacturing facilities in the world, the GM Lordstown plant remains a vital component to the Valley’s economic wellness. It employs our mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, friends and neighbors across Northeast Ohio. Our ‘Drive It Home’ campaign embodies the resilience and the hard-working spirit of the Mahoning Valley. We are coming together and calling on GM to commit to reinvest in the Lordstown plant and help secure the automotive future in Northeast Ohio. This area is a great place to do business, GM Lordstown has the capacity to expand and add shifts, and we have an incredibly skilled workforce that is ready to work. Fighting for the economic betterment of the people in this region remains my highest priority, and I am delighted to show my support for this spirited campaign.” said Congressman Ryan