MARTINS FERRY, Ohio — State Senator Sherrod Brown was back in the region on Wednesday to continue his push to help retired mine workers.
After a successful campaign to win back their healthcare benefits, the democratic Senator met with former coal miners in Martins Ferry to push a bill to restore their pensions.
Brown says it's what democracy looks like in action: United Mine Workers showing up for years on the doorsteps of D.C. to fight for their healthcare -- and won in May. Next is their pensions.Sen. Brown helping with mine workers’ pensions »