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  • Senate Passes Defense Bill with Fentanyl & North Korea Sanctions That Brown Secured

    The U.S. Senate today passed the final National Defense Authorization Act which included three key priorities secured by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH). The bill includes new sanctions tools to target foreign opioid traffickers in China, Mexico and other co...…Read More

    Posted on 12/17/2019 | Manufacturer, supply chains, Law enforcement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Defense Authorization
  • Brown Introduces Bill to Help States Fight the Opioid Epidemic

    Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced legislation to help states better fight the opioid epidemic that is ravaging communities and families across this country. The Opioid Response Enhancement Act would expand a grant program that was created as part of the bipartisan 2...…Read More

    Posted on 2/15/2018 | Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Opioid Abuse, Stabenow, Warren, Mental Health, legislation, Health, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, opioid epidemic, Public health
  • DEA Updates Addiction Treatment Policy Based on Brown’s Legislation

    Today, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) enacted a measure to expand medication-assisted treatment for opioid addiction based on U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s The Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act (TREAT Act). The bipartisan TREAT Act allows nurse pra...…Read More

    Posted on 1/24/2018 | bipartisan, Fentanyl, The Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act, legislation, first responders, Health and Human Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, opioids, TREAT Act
  • President Signs Brown’s Bipartisan Bill to Keep Fentanyl out Of Ohio into Law

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s bipartisan bill to keep illegal fentanyl out of Ohio was signed into law by President Trump today after Brown joined his colleague Sen. Ed Markey (D-MA) to usher the bill to unanimous passage in the Senate at the end of last year. Brown joined President Tr...…Read More

    Posted on 1/10/2018 | opioids, Overdose, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, bipartisan, opioid epidemic, Prevention, addiction, Law enforcement, Fentanyl, Public health
  • A Year in Review – Senator Brown Working for Ohioans

    Over the last year, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown worked with Republicans and Democrats to introduce more than 165 bipartisan bills - more than 60 of which he introduced with Senator Portman. Brown successfully sent five bipartisan bills to President Trump’s desk...…Read More

    Posted on 12/28/2017 | War, building, HIRE, Secretary, Tax, Fentanyl, drugs, Law enforcement, leadership, bipartisan, More Tags
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  • National Law Enforcement Group Joins Call for Immediate Passage of Brown’s Bill to Keep Illegal Fentanyl out of Ohio

    Today, the Police Assisted Addiction Recovery Initiative (PAARI), a nonprofit law enforcement organization, sent a letter to Senate leadership urging immediate passage of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s bipartisan Read More

    Posted on 12/21/2017 | U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Finance, Technology, Index, Bridge, Hearing, Fentanyl, Health, CDC, legislation, More Tags
  • Brown’s Bipartisan Bill to Keep Fentanyl Out of Ohio Heads To President’s Desk