Lordstown GM worker to be guest of Brown’s in DC

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Lordstown GM worker to be guest of Brown’s in DC

Youngstown Vindicator – A Lordstown General Motors complex worker will be U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s only invited guest for today’s State of the Union address on the House floor.

“I’m very nervous, but what other time will you get to see the State of the Union address in person and get to visit the White House?” said Elizabeth Williams of North Jackson, who’s worked at the Lordstown GM plant for 17 years. “It’s going to be very exciting. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity, and I couldn’t pass it up.”

Brown, a Democrat from Avon, wanted to invite a Lordstown GM worker to highlight the importance of automotive jobs in the state and the success of that particular facility, said Allison Preiss, his spokeswoman.

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