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  • March 13, 2010

    — by Elana Shor
    The push to add a bike-ped lane to Cleveland's planned new Cuyahoga River bridge, a replacement for the crumbling Innerbelt span, is picking up new political support this week after a local advocacy campaign. To read the rest of the article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • March 12, 2010

    — by Terricha Bradley
    The U.S. House of Representatives passed comprehensive food safety legislation last year. However, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced Wednesday he is working for swift approval of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, while seeking to make improvements to the bill. "Too many Ohio families are already struggling to put food on the table.... Read More
  • March 11, 2010

    An Ohio Senator believes that while clean energy legislation can promote and ignite new jobs, the focus must also be on promoting the competitiveness of U.S. manufacturing using targeted retooling assistance and border equalization measures. U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, recently joined a group of 13 fellow lawmakers and met with... Read More
  • March 10, 2010

    — by Matthew Daly
    Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, one of the lawmakers invited to the White House, said the energy bill should create jobs. "Climate change is about pricing carbon, and creating a whole new wind, solar panel, fuel cell industry in this country," Brown said. At the same time, Brown said he wants to ensure that the legislation is written in a way to help... Read More
  • March 10, 2010

    — by Silla Brush
    The chair of a Senate panel overseeing the Federal Reserve wants the Obama administration to appoint Fed officials committed to transparency, consumer protection and lowering the unemployment rate -- three critical areas that the Fed needs to beef up. In a Wednesday letter to Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and top White House economic adviser... Read More
  • March 09, 2010

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    Wind power advocates predict job losses if the government follows the suggestion of Democrats including Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and suspends an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act program that funds wind and solar projects until "Buy American" provisions are inserted. Brown, along with groups like the Ohio Cast Metals Association, say more than... Read More
  • March 09, 2010

    — by Jack Torry?
    WASHINGTON – Emerging from a White House meeting with President Barack Obama, Sen. Sherrod Brown on Tuesday, March 9, said there was "a chance" that Senate Republicans and Democrats could agree on a sweeping bill that would curb global warming through the development of cleaner energy. To read the rest of the article, please click the source... Read More
  • March 08, 2010

    Put your hand in the air and be counted. That's essentially the message delivered in Cleveland Monday by U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown. Brown joined the "Help the Home Team, Be Counted". To read the rest of the article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • March 08, 2010

    — by Laura A. Bischoff? and Mark Gokavi
    If ever there were a reason for filling out the U.S. Census form, here it is: It's attached to billions of dollars in federal money. A study by the Brookings Institution released today, March 9, found that nearly half a trillion dollars - $446.7 billion - in federal domestic assistance money is tied to census data. Most Dayton-area residents should... Read More
  • March 07, 2010

    — by Paul Giannamore
    WASHINGTON - Ten Senators sent a letter last week to President Obama urging adoption of a national manufacturing policy. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, was among the bipartisan group of 10. "Manufacturing helped build the middle class and must play a critical role in our economic recovery," he said. "The manufacturing industry provides good-paying... Read More
  • March 05, 2010

    Ohio was not among the five states picked to share additional federal stimulus funding to combat home foreclosures and declining real estate values in February, and Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is making a case to amend that. Brown, a Democrat, visited Columbus Friday to announce Ohio's need for additional funds. To read the full article, please click... Read More
  • March 03, 2010

    — by Terricha Bradley
    MANSFIELD - Sen. Sherrod Brown has called on President Obama to expand his recently announced foreclosure assistance program to Ohio. The state was excluded from the Obama Administration's $1.5 billion foreclosure relief plan. The president announced recently that Troubled Asset Relief Program money would be used to help five states hit hardest by... Read More
  • March 02, 2010

    — by Joseph J. Schatz
    A group of senators is pressing President Obama to adopt a "manufacturing policy," evidence of increasing anxiety among a wide range of lawmakers about the United States' competitive position in the global economy. "The loss of manufacturing plants and jobs has stifled economic opportunity for middle class families and compromised our ability to... Read More
  • March 02, 2010

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - A bill to extend unemployment benefits has failed on Capitol Hill seven times since Thursday, and thousands of Ohioans were cut off Monday. Statewide, about 25,000 people no longer had unemployment benefits, and they could be stopped for thousands more, 10TV's Jeff Hogan reported.To read the full article, please click the source... Read More
  • March 01, 2010

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown was honored Saturday with the Major Gen. Charles Dick Award for Legislative Excellence from the Ohio National Guard in Columbus.To read the full article, please click the source link above. Read More
  • February 26, 2010

    — by Jonathan Riskind
    Sen. Sherrod Brown is among a group of Democratic lawmakers seeking legislation they say would protect worker wages and pensions and limit executives' pay and bonuses when companies declare bankruptcy. The Ohio Democrat says his bill "would ensure that when a company files for bankruptcy, it must place a priority on meeting workers' claims for... Read More
  • February 25, 2010

    — by Matt Burns
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is hoping a new report on the potential jobs impact of legislation he authored creating a manufacturing industry loan fund bolsters the measure's chances of becoming a reality. Determining just how the Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology, or IMPACT, act will clear both chambers of Congress is the next... Read More
  • February 25, 2010

    YOUNGSTOWN - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon, and U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of Niles, D-17th, wrote to President Barack Obama on Wednesday calling for his intervention on behalf of the Delphi Corp. salaried retirees who stand to lose a substantial portion of their pensions. They requested that the federal government, as a 60 percent shareholder in the new... Read More
  • February 24, 2010

    — by Kirk Dougal
    With the end of the month quickly approaching, suddenly a large number of Ohioans may be watching C-Span. According to the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, about 432,000 Ohioans are unemployed and approximately 200,000 of those will lose their benefits if they are not extended by February 28. On Monday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH)... Read More
  • February 24, 2010

    — by Jonathan Riskind
    The Obama administration is taking a raft of criticism from fellow Democrats in Ohio when it comes to the White House's approach to aiding states facing big home foreclosure problems - and the latest shot comes this morning from Sen. Sherrod Brown.The Ohio Democrat has written a sharply critical letter to President Barack Obama about Ohio's... Read More