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Senator Brown meets with DHL employees
Senator Brown joined Clinton County business leaders and families affected by DHL’s proposed deal with UPS for a roundtable discussion. Brown sought community input and discussed his efforts to prevent the loss of more than 8,000 jobs in the Wilmington area.

Senator Brown around Ohio, June 30 to July 2, 2008
Senator Brown was holding roundtable discussions all over Ohio the week of July 4th, 2008.

Senator Brown Chairs HELP Committee Hearing On Antimicrobial Resistance
Senator Brown chaired a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee hearing on June 24 about the rise of antimicrobial resistance. The hearing addressed the proliferation of methicillin-Staphylococcusaureus (MRSA) and other drug resistant infections.

Senator Brown joins Columbus Homeowners Facing Foreclosure
Senator Brown joined the Columbus Housing Partnership and homeowners facing foreclosure on June 23, 2008 to discuss federal legislation that would help homeowners avoid foreclosure and revitalize struggling communities. Brown toured a rehabbed home on North 21st St., a block that has been particularly hard hit by the housing crisis.

Senator Brown joins Senators Whitehouse and Stabenow to discuss Democrats’ efforts to extend unemployment benefits
Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) held a press conference June 17th with Virginia Hoover, a single mother who was laid off from her job last November, to discuss Democrats’ efforts to extend unemployment benefits. In May the U.S. economy lost jobs for the fifth straight month, including the single largest monthly increase in unemployment – from 5 percent to 5.5 percent – since 1986. Democrats know we cannot afford to wait while this problem only worsens; we have an obligation to act now.

Senator Brown speaks to Congressional Interns in DC
Senator Brown spoke to a large group of interns from all over Capitol Hill on June 11, 2008 about the importance of public service.

Community Development Roundtable in Sandusky County
Senator Brown met with community leaders on June 9, 2008 at Terra Community College as part of a statewide tour to discuss how the federal government can assist with local growth.

Senator Brown speaks at the introduction of the TRADE act, S. 3083
Senator Brown was joined by Senator Byron Dorgan (D-ND), Congressman Mike Michaud (D-ME), Congresswoman Linda Sanchez (D-Lakewood), and other members of Congress at a Capitol Hill news conference to introduce the Trade Reform, Accountability, Development, and Employment (TRADE) Act.

Senator Brown Speaks out against the Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Senator Brown and Representative Mike Michaud joined together to highlight their opposition to the pending Colombia Free Trade Agreement. Senator Brown was joined by Colombian union and U.S. labor leaders at the news conference.

Senator Brown speaks at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Senator Brown spoke at a foreign policy forum hosted by the SAIS Center on Politics and Foreign Relations and the Financial Times on "A View From Capitol Hill".

Senator Brown visits with the Miss Hamilton and Miss Butler County Outstanding Teens
Senator Brown met with Miss Hamilton and Miss Butler County Outstanding Teens on May 5th, 2008. They spoke with Sherrod for a while about their platforms and career plans.

Leadership Cincinnati Alumni Event
Senator Brown was the keynote speaker at the Leadership Cincinnati Alumni “The Impact of Poverty on Our Community” event sponsored Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Talbert House, United Way, FreeStore Foodbank, and the Hamilton County Council on Aging and held at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Senator Brown spoke about poverty issues throughout the state and took questions from the audience afterward.

Senator Brown unveils cancer clinical trials legislation at James Cancer Hospital
At the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at The Ohio State University, Senator Brown today announced legislation that would help make clinical trials more accessible to patients diagnosed with cancer. Currently, many cancer patients who want to participate in a clinical trial cannot because of the financial burden it imposes on them and their family.

Senator Brown presents Major D. Brock Foster, USAF Retired, with the Distiguished Flying Cross
Senator Brown presented Major D. Brock Foster, USAF Retired, with the Distinguished Flying Cross forty years after he earned it for rescuing a downed pilot during an intense battle in Vietnam. Major Foster served in WWII, the Korean War and in the Vietnam War. The event was held at North Olmsted City Hall. People in attendance at the ceremony included Mayor Thomas O’Grady; Brigadier General Tim White, UASF Retired; Major Foster's wife Marjorie Foster and his daughter Dee Foster, who initiated the request with Senator Brown's office when she learned that her father hadn’t received the medal.

Senator Brown hosts a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing  at The Ohio State University
Senator Brown hosted a Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee hearing on college access and affordability at The Ohio State University. The hearing, titled Fulfilling the Promise of an Affordable College Education addressed the effect the credit crunch and current market conditions are having on the availability of student loans, the continuing problem of rising tuition, and the fast growth of high cost private student loans.

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