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  • Brown, Markey Lead 18 Senators in Telling Trump to Immediately and Fully Use All Defense Production Act Authorities to Mobilize War-Scale Manufacturing Effort of Respirators, Ventilators, Test Kits, Other Medical Equipment

    U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA) were joined by 18 of their colleagues today in decrying President Donald Trump’s partial invocation of the Defense Production Act (DPA), which ignored other key titles in the Act that provide essenti...…Read More

    Posted on 3/20/2020 | sherrod brown, EQUIP, Health, Manufacturing, Coronavirus, Van Hollen, POWER
  • Portman, Brown Applaud SBA Administrator’s Swift Approval for Ohio’s Application for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program

    WASHINGTON, DC - Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) applauded Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza’s swift approval of Ohio’s application to qualify for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program. This approved applicati...…Read More

    Posted on 3/19/2020 | Small Business Administration, resources, Public health, Small business, Funding, Health
  • Brown, Portman Call on SBA Administrator to Approve Ohio’s Application for Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program Immediately

    Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) wrote to Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Jovita Carranza urging the Administrator to immediately approve Ohio’s application to qualify for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan progr...…Read More

    Posted on 3/18/2020 | COVID-19, resources, Health, Non-profit, Small Businesses, Coronavirus
  • Brown Demands HUD and Independent Financial Regulators Cease Non-Coronavirus Related Rulemaking During This Public Health Emergency

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) - ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs –today sent letters to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and independent financial regulators demanding that they suspend all ru...…Read More

    Posted on 3/17/2020 | Health, Department of Housing and Urban Development, Housing, United States, Coronavirus, financial regulators, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Brown Closes D.C. Office, Implements Telework Procedures

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) office released a statement following media reports that a Senate staffer has tested positive for COVID-19: The health and safety of Ohioans is Senator Brown’s highest priority...…Read More

    Posted on 3/12/2020 | Medical, Health, Statement, Safety
  • Brown Takes To Senate Floor, Calls for Vote for On Expanded Paid Sick Days Legislation