WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) delivered remarks at the Ohio Farm Bureau breakfast in Washington, DC. The senator discussed a number of topics, including the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement Implementation Act (USMCA), which includes important worker-empowering provisions that he fought for and secured; disaster assistance for Ohio farmers; improving water quality; expanding broadband access in rural communities, and implementation of the 2018 Farm Bill.
As the first Ohioan to serve on the Senate Agriculture Committee in more than 50 years, Brown held roundtables around Ohio to hear from Ohio farmers and rural communities about what they wanted to see in the 2018 Farm Bill. Brown was a member of the conference committee tasked with reconciling the differences between House and Senate versions of the legislation, and fought to secure provisions that were important to Ohio farmers in the final bill that was signed into law.
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