AK Steel http://wyso.org en Senator Brown Rallies With Ohio Steelworkers http://wyso.org/post/senator-brown-rallies-ohio-steelworkers <p>Ohio's Democratic senator has rallied with southwest Ohio steelworkers to highlight President Barack Obama's help for the U.S. auto industry.</p><p>Sherrod Brown tells steelworkers in Middletown that plants and jobs have been saved across Ohio.</p><p>Brown supported the auto bailout, and points to General Motors' recent decision to invest in northeast Ohio plants to build the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze. The AK Steel plant in southwest Ohio produces some of the steel for the car.</p><p>Brown had spoken out for AK Steel workers during a yearlong lockout that ended in 2007.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:04:00 +0000 Associated Press 22898 at http://wyso.org