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  • February 27, 2020

    “As a lifelong baseball fan, I know what the sport means to our state and how proud we are of our Ohio teams as we rally together to support local clubs like the Mahoning Valley Scrappers,” the Ohio senator said. WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, today joined a bipartisan resolution supporting Minor League... Read More
  • February 20, 2020

    — by Sarah Elms
    Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown’s Cleveland address is in 44105, the ZIP code that in the first half of 2007 had more foreclosures than any other ZIP code in the country. “Our neighborhood still looks like it. You can see those neighborhoods don’t recover fast from that,” Mr. Brown told a group of community leaders gathered Thursday... Read More
  • February 18, 2020

    — by Max Filby
    Public health officials need to expand access to care and doctors must focus more on patient experiences to reverse black maternal mortality rates in Ohio, local leaders told Sen. Sherrod Brown on Tuesday. Brown, D-Cleveland, hosted a roundtable discussion at PrimaryOne Health’s John R. Maloney Health Center on the South Side to hear from... Read More
  • February 16, 2020

    — by Camri Nelson
    Senator Sherrod Brown is currently looking for your input to help fight housing discrimination in Ohio. If you've struggled to own a home, been evicted or wrongly denied a place to live he wants to hear from you. Senator Brown says that people of color are still being denied housing opportunities because of their race. Also, low wages are making it... Read More
  • February 11, 2020

    — by Andrew Cass
    Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown is among a group of U.S. senators seeking answers from Amazon regarding work-related injuries. “Amazon’s dismal safety record indicates a greater concern for profits than for your own workers’ safety and health,” the group of senators wrote to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos in a Feb. 7 letter. “We... Read More
  • January 29, 2020

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Given the presence of so-called PFAS “forever chemicals” in Ohio drinking water, Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown on Wednesday called for U.S. Senate action on legislation that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to designate them hazardous substances. “Are we on the side of... Read More
  • January 24, 2020

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Following mass layoffs by iHeart Media Inc. last week that included the termination of longtime WNCD 93.3-FM host Fred “Fast Freddie” Woak, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is seeking answers from the national radio chain’s CEO. Brown, D-Ohio, sent a letter Thursday to Robert Pittman, CEO of iHeart Media, that... Read More
  • January 22, 2020

    — by Rick Rouan
    Sen. Sherrod Brown called on the U.S. Department of Transportation to “stop dragging its feet” on implementing 2012 legislation to improve bus safety following a January crash that killed five people, including an Ohio State University graduate. Brown and Georgia Sen. John Lewis, a fellow Democrat, sent a letter to... Read More
  • January 16, 2020

    — by BJ Bethel
    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Sen. Sherrod Brown said the proposed Child Abuse Death Disclosure Act, a bipartisan Senate bill he’s sponsored with Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), would be the first step in helping lower abuse deaths. “This is partly in response to the death of Takoda Collins,” Brown told in a conference call on... Read More
  • January 08, 2020

    — by Craig Shoup
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - New sanctions are coming after a bill introduced by U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, was passed in order to crack down on fentanyl entering the country. The bipartisan bill was an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act aimed at targeting opioid traffickers in China, Mexico and other countries. Those... Read More
  • December 13, 2019

    — by Staff
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) has announced that he helped secure key investments for Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Brown helped secure these funds in the House-Senate NDAA conference report, which is expected to pass both chambers over the next week. In June, Brown... Read More
  • December 12, 2019

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown teamed up with Missouri Republican Sen. Roy Blunt on Wednesday to introduce legislation that would require states to collect data on deaths that stem from child-abuse, and to devise ways to prevent them by collaborating with the Department of Health and Human Services, pediatricians, public... Read More
  • December 11, 2019

    — by Randy Ludlow
    In more than a quarter-century, Ohio’s senior senator never has found an American trade agreement he can support — until now. Pro-labor U.S. Sen Sherrod Brown apparently — and finally — has found a U.S. trade agreement he can support. The Ohio Democrat said Wednesday that he’s inclined to support the United... Read More
  • December 09, 2019

    — by Logan Ratick
    WASHINGTON (WTRF) – According to a recent report from The Washington Post, the Trump Administration is considering a proposal that would tighten work requirements for those benefiting from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the rule would apply to able-bodied adults with no... Read More
  • December 04, 2019

    — by Rick Rouan
    Youth facing homelessness as they age out of the foster care system soon could have easier access to federal housing vouchers. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, is joining with Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, a Republican, to propose legislation they say would alter the Family Unification Program to help prevent homelessness for youth aging out of the... Read More
  • November 13, 2019

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Sherrod Brown wants the National Park Service to create a voluntary database of historic African American burial grounds around the country and to provide federal resources for their preservation. Earlier this month, he joined with Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander to introduce legislation to make that happen. Brown... Read More
  • November 09, 2019

    — by Todd Cummins
    Senator Sherrod Brown has introduced new legislation to reduce the penalties for Americans in a federal program that are trying to save money for emergencies. Brown is looking at updating the rules for the Supplemental Security Income program, which provides financial assistance for the elderly, disabled and blind. Currently, individuals in the... Read More
  • November 05, 2019

    WASHINGTON (WDTN) – Tuesday, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $330,375 to the Dayton Public School District to reduce air emissions from its school bus fleet. The funding will provide help to replace 15 old diesel school buses with 15 new, clean diesel buses. Brown... Read More
  • October 30, 2019

    — by Liz Skalka
    UAW-GM members entered the third week of a strike with backing from Ohio Democrats, who visited the picket line at General Motor’s Toledo Transmission Plant on Monday to affirm their support for workers during their impasse with the Detroit automaker. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Cleveland), Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes (D.,... Read More
  • October 30, 2019

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on Wednesday renewed his longtime effort to raise the cap on assets that people who get Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits can have by introducing legislation that would let them accumulate $10,000 for individuals and $20,000 for couples. Currently, the federal financial assistance... Read More