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Brown, Portman Urge GM to ‘Stand by Ohio’ in Op-Ed

GM Lordstown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have co-authored an op-ed for Fox Business urging General Motors “to stand by Ohio,” noting the Lordstown Complex was earlier this year ranked as the company’s best plant in North America. “We want answers, but the people of Lordstown deserve more than that. They deserve […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown have co-authored an op-ed for Fox Business urging General Motors “to stand by Ohio,” noting the Lordstown Complex was earlier this year ranked as the company’s best plant in North America. “We want answers, but the people of Lordstown deserve...

Trump Lordstown Comment Draws Rebukes from Ryan, Brown

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and the chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party rebuked president Donald Trump yesterday following comments on Fox News Channel that appeared to dismiss concerns of workers at General Motors Lordstown plant. Trump, during an interview said, it “doesn’t really matter” whether GM moves forward […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and the chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party rebuked president Donald Trump yesterday following comments on Fox News Channel that appeared to dismiss concerns of workers at General Motors Lordstown plant. Trump, during an interview said, it “doesn’t really...

Lawmakers Plan Legislation to Aid Workers Facing Layoffs

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A trio of Democratic state representatives, including state Rep. Glenn Holmes, plan to introduce a bill to support workers affected by mass layoffs and wide-scale plant closures. The bill comes in the wake of General Motors’ announcement to stop production at its Lordstown Complex in late November, resulting in the direct loss […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio – A trio of Democratic state representatives, including state Rep. Glenn Holmes, plan to introduce a bill to support workers affected by mass layoffs and wide-scale plant closures. The bill comes in the wake of General Motors' announcement to stop production at its Lordstown Complex in late November,...

Ryan Agrees to Compromise to Make Pelosi Speaker

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is one of seven so-called “Democratic rebels” who have agreed to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi when the new Congress elects its speaker Jan. 3. As first reported by Politico, the compromise limits the length of time that Pelosi,  Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-5 Md.) […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-13 Ohio, is one of seven so-called "Democratic rebels" who have agreed to support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi when the new Congress elects its speaker Jan. 3. As first reported by Politico, the compromise limits the length of time that Pelosi,  Minority...

Rulli Makes Brain Drain a Top Priority

CANFIELD, Ohio – Trying to stem Mahoning County’s annual population loss by giving young people a reason to stay is the top priority for the state senator-elect of the 33rd district. Michael Rulli, elected last month to succeed outgoing state Sen. Joe Schiavoni, was the featured speaker at Tuesday’s Lattes & Legislators program at the […]

CANFIELD, Ohio – Trying to stem Mahoning County’s annual population loss by giving young people a reason to stay is the top priority for the state senator-elect of the 33rd district. Michael Rulli, elected last month to succeed outgoing state Sen. Joe Schiavoni, was the featured speaker at Tuesday’s Lattes...

Senators Want Answers from Barra by Dec. 21

WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a letter to Mary Barra, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are pressing the General Motors chairwoman and CEO for answers about the future of the GM Lordstown assembly plant and the potential impacts to jobs and the supply chain. Brown, a Democrat, and Portman, a Republican, met with Barra […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In a letter to Mary Barra, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are pressing the General Motors chairwoman and CEO for answers about the future of the GM Lordstown assembly plant and the potential impacts to jobs and the supply chain. Brown, a Democrat, and Portman,...

Ryan to Meet GM’s Barra, Seeks Help from Trump

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will meet Wednesday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the congressman’s office confirmed today. Barra also is scheduled to meet with Ohio’s U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, tomorrow. GM announced last week that it would close its Lordstown Complex, where the Chevrolet Cruze is manufactured, […]

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan will meet Wednesday with General Motors CEO Mary Barra, the congressman’s office confirmed today. Barra also is scheduled to meet with Ohio’s U.S. senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, tomorrow. GM announced last week that it would close its Lordstown Complex, where...

Brown, Portman to Meet Wednesday with GM’s Barra

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman announced today that they will meet Wednesday afternoon with Mary Barry, CEO of General Motors. The meeting with take place in Portman’s office. Brown, a Democrat, and Portman, a Republican, have both spoken with Barra, proposed solutions and urged GM to work with them to […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman announced today that they will meet Wednesday afternoon with Mary Barry, CEO of General Motors. The meeting with take place in Portman's office. Brown, a Democrat, and Portman, a Republican, have both spoken with Barra, proposed solutions and urged GM...

Ryan Presses Case for Lordstown to GM’s Barra

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan Wednesday expressed his “frustration and disappointment” to General Motors CEO Mary Barra with the manufacturer’s decision to discontinue production of the Chevrolet Cruze at its Lordstown Complex. Before a news conference in Washington with several other members of the next Congress, Ryan, D-13 Ohio, spoke by phone with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan Wednesday expressed his “frustration and disappointment” to General Motors CEO Mary Barra with the manufacturer’s decision to discontinue production of the Chevrolet Cruze at its Lordstown Complex. Before a news conference in Washington with several other members of the next Congress, Ryan, D-13...

Brown Speaks With Trump Regarding GM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said this morning that he and President Donald Trump talked last night and discussed the situation facing the General Motors Lordstown plant and a bill the senator has introduced to protect U.S. autoworkers. During a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Brown said he had met briefly with […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said this morning that he and President Donald Trump talked last night and discussed the situation facing the General Motors Lordstown plant and a bill the senator has introduced to protect U.S. autoworkers. During a conference call with reporters Wednesday, Brown said...