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April 2014

Sen. Brown Applauds New Administration Initiative To Train Workers And Urges Passage Of His Bipartisan Bill That Would Build On This Effort By Helping Companies Address Skills Gap In Emerging Industries
Brown Applauds Announcement By General Electric To Locate U.S. Global Operations Center In Cincinnati
Sen. Brown Passes Provision Through Committee That Would Establish Tax Credit To Create Manufacturing Jobs In Hard-Hit Areas

March 2014

New Report Shows Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Critical For Women, Tipped Workers
Sen. Brown: New Report Shows That Extending And Enhancing Earned Income Tax Credit Would Impact 618,000 Ohioans, Sixth Most In Country
Sen. Brown Tours Freeport Press To Meet With Workers, Urges Congress To Promote Job Retraining, Investments In Low-Income Communities
Brown: Whirlpool Decision To Reshore Nearly 400 Jobs Is A Testament To The Strength Of Ohio Workers And Manufacturing
Brown And Bipartisan Group Of Ten Senators Reach Agreement To Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance For Five Months
Sen. Brown Announces Plan To Spur Investment In Local Communities Hit Hard By Manufacturing Job Loss
Sen. Brown Urges Transportation Security Agency To Protect Ohio Jobs And Safety, Keep Cleveland And Cincinnati Offices Open
Sens. Brown And Warren Introduce Bill That Would Encourage Work, Strengthen Supplemental Security Income Benefits For Elderly, Disabled, And Blind Americans, And 1.3 Million Children
Sen. Sherrod Brown Helps Unveil New Report Detailing How Increasing The Minimum Wage Would Reduce Federal Safety Net Expenditures
Sen. Brown Urges Passage Of Bill That Would Benefit At Least 500,000 Ohioans By Extending And Enhancing Tax Credit That Ronald Reagan Called "The Most Effective Anti-Poverty Program In The U.S."

February 2014

Sen. Brown Releases New Report Showing That Cracking Down On Currency Manipulation Could Create 5.8 Million Jobs In The U.S., Including More Than 250,000 In Ohio Alone
Following Senate Vote On Unemployment Insurance, Brown Points To New Report Showing That Ohio Economy Has Lost More Than $66 Million Since Jobless Benefits Expired

January 2014

During Conversation With CEO, Sen. Brown Urges Ben Venue's Parent Company To Keep Manufacturing At Bedford Lab To Fight Shortages Of Lifesaving Drugs, Protect Local Jobs
Sen. Brown Previews State of the Union, Calls on Congress to Strengthen Middle Class and Promote Economic Opportunity For All Americans by Raising Minimum Wage, Promoting Domestic Manufacturing, and Improving Workforce Training
Sen. Brown And Guest To Tonight's State Of The Union Call For Fair Minimum Wage Act Which Would Give 1.3 Million Ohioans A Raise
Following President Obama's Call For Expanding Tax Credit Opportunities For Working Families, Brown Urges Passage of the Working Families Tax Relief Act
Sen. Brown Applauds Executive Order to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage, Reiterates Need to Pass Fair Minimum Wage Act