Rep. Kind invites guest to State of the Union

U.S. Rep. Ron Kind invited John Fritz, President of the Wisconsin Federation of the Blind to the State of the Union address Tuesday.

Fritz will be in Washington DC advocating for education, economic opportunity, and civil rights for individuals who are blind, a news release said.

“I look forward to having John join me for the State of the Union address,” said Rep. Kind. “John is an inspiring advocate for people who are blind and has dedicated his time to leading the charge for equal treatment and opportunity in Wisconsin.”

“I am thrilled to have this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be in the audience as our President addresses Congress and the nation,” said John Fritz. “I want to thank Congressman Kind for his commitment to the inclusion and aspirations of blind Americans in our society, as evidenced by his support for the equal education of blind students and by this generous invitation.”