Public health


  • Brown to Administration: Drop Duty Deferral Plan, Support U.S. Manufacturers

    Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wrote to the Trump Administration asking that it drop reported plans to defer duties on products unrelated to critical medical supplies that are subject to the Most-Favored Nation (MFN) tariff rate. Deferring duties on textile, fabric, and appar...…Read More

    Posted on 4/1/2020 | Public health, EQUIP, Manufacturer, Coronavirus, Healthcare, Manufacturing, sherrod brown, Defense
  • Brown, Senate Democrats Introduce New Legislation To Protect Consumers And Small Business Owners From Debt Collection

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) - ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introdu...…Read More

    Posted on 3/22/2020 | Consumers, community, legislation, LION, COVID-19, Public health
  • Brown to Major Health Insurers: Fully Cover Testing, Treatment for COVID-19 without Cost Sharing Requirements

    Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) and 16 Senate Democrats wrote to health insurance companies calling on them to remove financial barriers to care for Americans who find themselves diagnosed with COVID-19. In a Read More

    Posted on 3/20/2020 | COVID-19, Public health, Consumers, Health insurance, insurance, Health Care
  • 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, Senators Unveil Bold, New Plan to Cancel Student Loan Payments for Duration of Coronavirus Emergency and Provide Minimum $10k Payoff for All Federal Student Loan Borrowers

    Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Development, joined his colleagues Sens. Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in unveiling an emergency student loan paym...…Read More

    Posted on 3/19/2020 | Patty Murray, EMA, national, Public health, Department of Education, loan, Economy
  • Brown Takes To Senate Floor, Calls for Vote for On Expanded Paid Sick Days Legislation