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  • June 25, 2009

    — by Hannah Poturalski
    WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has ambitious plans to enroll 150,000 more Ohio children by next year in the National School Lunch Program, which offers free or reduced-price breakfasts and lunches. The Ohio Democrat said 700,000 Ohio children already receive a free or reduced-price meal every day. "Not only are the kids getting enough to eat... Read More
  • June 25, 2009

    — by Jonathan Riskind
    WASHINGTON -- The federal government should do more to ensure that needy children are receiving the free and reduced-priced school meals for which they are eligible, Sen. Sherrod Brown says. The Ohio Democrat says a bill he unveiled yesterday would lead to the addition of about 150,000 Ohio students, part of about 3.5 million nationwide, to the... Read More
  • June 25, 2009

    — by Mark Burkholder
    A U.S. senator says his plan to streamline free and reduced-priced meals for school children could open up the program to an additional 150,000 Ohioans. Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown announced Wednesday a proposal to expand the program that serves free and reduced-priced meals to students nationwide during a teleconference call with regional media.... Read More
  • June 24, 2009

    — by Staff Report
    U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke yesterday announced a $2.96 million grant to the city of Fremont for water infrastructure. To read the rest of this article, please click the source link above Read More
  • June 24, 2009

    — by Emily Canning-Dean
    Reduction in demand and a lack of capital has devastated auto parts manufacturers across the country, but U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said he believes a new bill he is sponsoring could help these industries retool for clean energy jobs. The bill, which Brown announced on a conference call June 17, would create a $30 billion revolving loan... Read More
  • June 24, 2009

    — by William Laney
    Six Wapakoneta-based companies employing approximately 630 people could benefit from a bill proposed by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, officials with a research organization reports. Brown, D-Ohio, is pushing a bill he introduced last week to create a $30 billion revolving loan program to help auto suppliers and other small to mid-size manufacturers... Read More
  • June 22, 2009

    — by Emily Canning-Dean
    Reduction in demand and a lack of capital has devastated auto parts manufacturers across the country, but U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said he believes a new bill he is sponsoring could help these industries retool for clean energy jobs. The bill, which Brown announced on a conference call June 17, would create a $30 billion revolving loan... Read More
  • June 22, 2009

    — by Jessica Wehrman
    WASHINGTON - Ohio will receive $1.05 billion for recovery bonds out of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the economic stimulus bill, Sen. Sherrod Brown said Friday, June 19. The recovery zone bonds will benefit Ohio communities experiencing significant poverty, unemployment, home foreclosures, and other economic distress... Read More
  • June 19, 2009

    — by Staff Report
    The Obama Administration has rejected additional aid for the automotive components sector, but U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown yesterday proposed a plan for helping them and some other manufacturers from careening off course. Mr. Brown said he will introduce legislation to establish a $30 billion revolving loan fund that small and medium-size manufacturers... Read More
  • June 19, 2009

    — by Linda Martz
    MANSFIELD — Small or mid-sized auto suppliers could apply to a federal revolving loan fund for money to retool to make parts for the clean energy industry, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Wednesday. The Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology (IMPACT) Act of 2009, which Brown is co-sponsoring, would provide $30 billion over... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Staff Repoprt
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced Wednesday a new bill that would help create a $30 billion revolving loan program to help auto suppliers and other small- to mid-sized manufacturers retool for the clean energy industry. Brown's bill also would expand the focus of the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) to include support for... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Jessica Wehrman
    WASHINGTON — If Sen. Sherrod Brown has his way, some of the auto parts suppliers now struggling as GM Corp. and Chrysler LLC founder will soon be making wind turbines and solar panels. Brown introduced a bill Wednesday, June 17, to create a two-year, $30 billion revolving loan fund to help encourage small and medium-size manufacturers to... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Dan Shingler
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants the government to make $30 billion in loans available to manufacturers to help them finance retooling and other improvements needed to make products related to clean and renewable energy. Dubbed the Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology Act of 2009, or IMPACT, the bill would set up a two-year... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Brian Gadd
    COSHOCTON - Several local companies impacted by the country's and region's economic slump could receive help in retooling to support clean energy industries. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has proposed the Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology (IMPACT) Act of 2009, which would establish a two-year, $30 billion revolving loan fund to... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Mike Butz
    A bill that would provide $30 billion in loans to auto suppliers and other small to midsized manufacturers to help them retool for the clean energy industry was announced Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. If passed, the Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology (IMPACT) Act of 2009 would establish a revolving loan program. The... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Patrick Kelley
    More than 100 Stark County manufacturers could benefit from a $30 billion proposal to help auto suppliers and other small- and mid-sized manufacturers, according to a new study. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Avon) said Wednesday he will sponsor a bill to provide $30 billion in loans for companies to retool for the clean-energy industry to reduce... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Staff Report
    The Obama Administration has rejected additional aid for the automotive components sector, but U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown yesterday proposed a plan for helping them and some other manufacturers from careening off course. Mr. Brown said he will introduce legislation to establish a $30 billion revolving loan fund that small and medium-size manufacturers... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Larry Ringler
    A bill was introduced that would set up a $30 billion revolving fund to help auto parts makers and other manufacturers retool for clean energy markets or cut their energy costs, one of the sponsors, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said Wednesday. The Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology, or IMPACT, Act would be geared to help... Read More
  • June 18, 2009

    — by Rachel Morgan
    Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) announced a bill that would help auto suppliers and other manufacturers "go green" and create more clean energy jobs. The bill was announced at a conference call Wednesday. The Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology (IMPACT) Act of 2009 would establish a $30 billion Manufacturing Revolving Loan Fund... Read More
  • June 17, 2009

    — by Gary Huffenberger
    The gaping hole in the Wilmington-area job market was touched on Friday in a one-on-one meeting at the Oval Office between President Barack Obama and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. Brown and the president talked for about 20 minutes on many issues facing Ohio, with the hard-pressed employment picture of the DHL-less Wilmington mentioned in the... Read More