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October 2015

Sen. Brown Announces more than $45,000 in New Federal Resources for The Ohio State University to Research Specialty Crops

September 2015

With 1.7 Million Ohioans Depending on Food Assistance, Brown Calls for Action to Prevent a Government Shutdown
Following Brown’s Urging to Fully Fund Cleanup of Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, Short-Term Spending Bill Will Ensure Continued Operations at Piketon Plant
Brown Meets with Columbiana County Agricultural Professional
Brown Meets with Leipsic Native, President of Ohio Ethanol Producers Association
Brown Meets with Highland County Agricultural Professional
Brown Announces Nearly $600,000 in U.S. Department of Agriculture 1890 Land-Grant Funds for Central State University
Brown Receives National Farm Union’s Golden Triangle Award

August 2015

Brown Applauds Army Corps’ Responsiveness to Local Concerns on Blanchard River Project Proposal that would Have Flooded Farmland Outside Findlay
Brown Announces USDA Agricultural Disaster Designation Status for Eight Western Ohio Counties
With Nearly One In Seven Families Lacking Reliable Access To Food, Brown Calls On USDA To Provide Additional Assistance To Food Banks
Athens, Hocking Counties Receive New Federal Funding for Recycling Efforts

July 2015

With Growing Threat Of Harmful Algal Blooms, Brown Urges Agriculture Secretary To Take Immediate Action To Help Improve Water Quality In Lake Erie
Brown Announces Legislation on Country of Origin Labeling
Sen. Brown Announces $6 Million in Federal Funds to Improve Electric Service in 10 West-Central Ohio Counties
With Avian Flu Threatening Ohio’s Egg and Poultry Supply, Sen. Brown Calls on Congress to Support USDA Research Efforts at Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing

June 2015

Brown Statement on Country of Origin Labeling
Brown Announces $100,000 In New Federal Funding For Tuscarawas County To Improve Emergency Services
Brown Announces $250,000 In New Federal Funding For Sewer Replacement In Noble County
Brown Announces $250,000 In New Federal Funding For Water Treatment In Jackson County