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  • April 24, 2010

    Ohio Senator, Sherrod Brown, who is also a member of the Senate Banking Committee, says the bill needs to keep moving or risks failure. "There's all kinds of conflict of interest on Wall Street. Wall Street's working for its clients and against its clients in the same bundle of toxic securities and that's why we need strong reform that will... Read More
  • April 23, 2010

    Production of the Chevy Cruze will mean thousands of new manufacturing and supply jobs across the state. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown took one for a test drive, and said Ohio's investments in clean energy are paying off. To read the rest of the article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • April 23, 2010

    Officials chose the 40th anniversary of Earth Day to show off the car that's expected to drive General Motors into the future: the Chevy Cruze. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown was one of the first to test drive the new ride, right outside the Capitol Building. "When I'm driving it, I'm thinking all the time that three months from now, 1100 more people will... Read More
  • April 22, 2010

    — by Vicki Needham
    A bill that would limit the size of the nation's financial institutions, ensure firms have money on hand to back up liabilities, boost lending to small businesses and prevent another economic collapse was introduced in the Senate on Wednesday. Democratic Sens. Ted Kaufman (D-Del.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Bob Casey (D-Pa.) and Sheldon Whitehouse... Read More
  • April 20, 2010

    A grant of $400,000 will help clean a brownfield site in Lorain, according to an announcement from Sen. Sherrod Brown. The money comes as part of $5.31 million awarded by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Brownfields Assessment, Cleanup, and Revolving Loan Fund Grants. To read the rest of the article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • April 20, 2010

    — by Jack Torry
    WASHINGTON - Sens. Sherrod Brown and George V. Voinovich are pressing the Obama administration to adopt new clean air regulations that would be more favorable to industries than those championed by environmentalists. To read the rest of the article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • April 19, 2010

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says Ross County could see as much as $1.434 million in federal subsidies through a Home Star Energy Retrofits Program introduced in Congress. Brown announced his support last week for the new legislation he said would boost Ohio manufacturing by providing rebates to consumers who buy energy-efficient products or retrofit... Read More
  • April 18, 2010

    — by Ben Geman
    Trade groups representing steel and chemical companies are applauding efforts by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and several other Democrats from manufacturing-heavy states to win industry protections in the upcoming Senate climate bill. To read the rest of the article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • April 16, 2010

    On April 15, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and ten other Senators sent a letter to fellow Senators Kerry (D-MA), Graham (R-SC) and Lieberman (I-CT), urging them to include specific measures in their bipartisan climate and clean energy bill that will strengthen American manufacturers' competitiveness in the global clean energy economy. These Senators... Read More
  • April 16, 2010

    Northwest Ohio residents would be eligible to receive an estimated $26.3 million in rebates under proposed legislation that supporters say would boost Ohio manufacturing by providing rebates on energy-saving products such as windows and insulation.U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) yesterday outlined how the proposed Home Star Energy Retrofits... Read More
  • April 16, 2010

    — by Ben Geman
    Trade groups representing steel and chemical companies are applauding efforts by Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and several other Democrats from manufacturing-heavy states to win industry protections in the upcoming Senate climate bill. The cheers are another sign that architects of controversial climate legislation could receive buy-in - or at least... Read More
  • April 16, 2010

    — by Jack Torry
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Sherrod Brown warned yesterday that a global-warming measure would collapse unless it shielded U.S. manufacturers from imports from countries that do not curb their emissions of greenhouse gases.In a letter to backers of a Senate climate-change bill, Brown and eight other Democrats called for tariffs against goods produced abroad,... Read More
  • April 15, 2010

    The Chillicothe Fire Department has been awarded almost $300,000 in U.S. Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighters Grant funding. Ohio's U.S. senators, Sherrod Brown and George Voinovich, made the announcement Wednesday afternoon that Chillicothe was one of 37 Ohio fire departments to share in $3.559 million awarded to the state in... Read More
  • April 14, 2010

    — by Loren Genson
    Brown, D-Cleveland, said the partnership not only will ensure clean water, air and land, but help create jobs in southern Ohio. "This is an example of a federal and state partnership that will accelerate cleanup work while driving critical economic development in southern Ohio," Brown said. To read the rest of the article, please click the source... Read More
  • April 13, 2010

    — by Kim Chipman
    "We can't sit idly by while China races to the forefront of clean-energy projects at the expense of U.S. manufacturing, U.S. jobs and U.S. energy independence," Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio, a cosponsor, said in a statement March 3. "And we certainly can't shoot ourselves in the foot by helping to finance Chinese clean-energy... Read More
  • April 11, 2010

    — by Lisa Lerer
    For the Democrats, Durbin and a group of senators on the Banking Committee are leading the charge to strengthen some of the most politically contentious provisions. Members involved in the effort include Sens. Robert Menendez of New Jersey, Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Jeff Merkley of Oregon. To read the rest of the article, please click the source... Read More
  • April 09, 2010

    In 1908, the automobile was considered nothing more than a rich man's plaything. The technology existed but could not yet be applied on a large scale or made affordable. Soon, Henry Ford supplied those missing parts and, with some outside help, transformed the 20th Century. In 2010, U.S. Sen. Brown and the rest of Ohio's congressional delegation... Read More
  • April 08, 2010

    — by Doug Page
    The Federal Emergency Management Agency grant will purchase 38 portable radios, 22 “ruggedized” laptops and state of the art defibrillators. Firefighters, as they have done in the past, wrote the grant application, said acting Fire Chief Rick Wagner.   The $200,000 was requested by Sen. Sherrod Brown as a budget earmark. The money... Read More
  • April 07, 2010

    — by Gregory Korte
    The Cincinnati VA Medical Center is getting more than $6.9 million in federal stimulus money to expand its facilities for mental health, surgery recovery and other improvements, officials said Wednesday. Secretary of Veterans Affairs K. Eric Shinseki, citing what he called the Cincinnati VA hospital's "long tradition of quality mental health... Read More
  • April 07, 2010

    An adviser to President Barack Obama is in Columbus Wednesday to push for the expansion of a federal manufacturing tax credit aimed at growing the nation's advanced energy trade. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's office said the Ohio Democrat will join Gov. Ted Strickland and Ron Bloom, Obama's senior counselor for manufacturing policy, at the Edison... Read More