U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman, both from Ohio, along with more than a dozen of their Senate colleagues, are calling for relief for the U.S. steel industry.
The Senators sent a letter to the chairman of the U.S. International Trade Commission in advance of an April 6 hearing to determine whether hot-rolled steel imports from Brazil, Japan, and Russia are having a negative impact on the domestic hot rolled steel industry.
“The steel industry is responsible for thousands of good-paying, middle-class jobs in Ohio and elsewhere across America,” Brown said, in a statement. “Surging imports of hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Japan, and Russia puts those important jobs in jeopardy.”
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