Small Businesses


  • Brown Announces Nearly $1,000,000 to Promote Small Business in Rural Ohio

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development program has awarded $977,440 to rural communities in Ohio to expand business and job opportunities and enhance rural economies and environments. These funds include:Read More

    Posted on 11/8/2019 | Small Businesses, rural, Rural Development, USDA, Small business
  • Brown, Portman Reaffirm Commitment to Solving Pension Crisis, As Senate Votes to Confirm New Head of PBGC

    As the U.S. Senate prepares to vote today on the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis to serve as Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) today reaffirmed their commitment to solving the pension...…Read More

    Posted on 4/30/2019 | Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, Pensions, Workers, PBGC, Small Businesses, Union
  • ICYMI: Dayton Daily News Report Underscores How Brown’s Bipartisan Efforts Benefit Ohio

    In case you missed it, the Dayton Daily News today highlighted the bipartisan work of Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) as he works with Sen. Rob Portman (R-OH) and Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH-10) and others to achieve significant victories for Ohio. Dayton Daily News reporter Lynn Hulsey points to the Read More

    Posted on 12/10/2018 | OSHA, bipartisan, joint select committee on pensions, ARC, Small Businesses, sex trafficking
  • Brown and Rubio Announce Legislation to Protect Small Businesses From Predatory Lenders

    Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced legislation to protect small businesses by codifying the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) 1985 ban...…Read More

    Posted on 12/6/2018 | Housing, Loans, FTC, Small Businesses, Banking
  • Brown, Portman Reaffirm Commitment to Solving Pension Crisis

    Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) released the following statements as they continue working together to find a solution to the pension crisis threatening 1.3 million Americans, 60,000 Ohioans, and thousands of small businesses around th...…Read More

    Posted on 11/29/2018 | joint select committee on pensions, Portman, Small Businesses, Pensions
  • Brown Invites Ohioans to Attend ‘Grow With Google’ Workshop Friday in Cleveland

    Today U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a news conference call to invite Ohioans to register for “Grow with Google,” a one-day, free event to connect Ohioans with tools and resources to help them find a job, start a business, or grow their careers.  &ld...…Read More

    Posted on 5/9/2018 | Cleveland, Small Businesses, Small business, Jobs, Conference
  • Brown Opening Statement at Joint Pension Committee Meeting