LORDSTOWN, OH (WOIO) - President Barack Obama made his way to Northeast Ohio Tuesday to address Ohioans about the state of the economy.
Obama spoke at the Lordstown's General Motors plant just after 11 a.m. The event was closed to the public and by invite only.
GM recently filed for bankruptcy amid slow sales. Recently, the plant experienced weeks of extended shut downs. Now, with the increased demand over the last few months, GM called back 2,200 workers.
The Lordstown plant plans to call back to work an additional 1,100 workers as a result of the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save (CARS) Act of 2009, also known as the Cash for Clunkers program.