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  • September 02, 2017

    — by Jack Torry
    Sen. Sherrod Brown, delivering the weekly Democratic radio address, said “we need to change the way we think about the American economy,” saying everyday workers are “getting squeezed.” “Every last one of you is the backbone of the greatest economy in the world, yet you have less and less to show for it,” the... Read More
  • August 31, 2017

    BOARDMAN — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown stopped by the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force to discuss legislation aimed at stopping fentanyl from getting into the countries. Just yesterday, the Ohio Department of Health released statistics stating that 4,050 people died of overdoses in the state last year. "All these numbers are just... Read More
  • August 31, 2017

    — by Stan Boney
    BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Thursday was Overdose Awareness Day — perfect timing given the overdose numbers released Wednesday by the Ohio Department of Health. That report says a record 4,050 people died of drug overdoses in 2016. Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown visited the Boardman offices of the Mahoning County Drug... Read More
  • August 30, 2017

    — by Chris Kick
    WOOSTER, Ohio — Farmers and commodity groups shared their concerns about the last farm bill and the upcoming 2018 farm bill, with U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown during a roundtable discussion Aug. 28 at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. Brown, a Cleveland Democrat, heard from a group of dairy and livestock farmers, crop farmers... Read More
  • August 29, 2017

    — by Brett Murphy
    Costco, one of the world's largest retailers, has stopped doing business with a California trucking company accused of trapping drivers in debt and then using it to force them to work overtime. The action comes as brands across the U.S. face increased scrutiny for ignoring labor abuses in their supply lines, a widespread problem first revealed in a... Read More
  • August 29, 2017

    — by Bill Hormann
    TOLEDO, Ohio (13abc Action News) - Ohio farmers are feeding off North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA. The US Department of Agriculture says one-third of all corn and wheat and soybeans grown in Ohio is shipped to Mexico and Canada. Overall US exports are up 35% since NAFTA took effect January 1, 1994. Read More
  • August 29, 2017

    — by Jon Stinchcomb
    CLYDE - Next week, dozens of local Whirlpool employees will travel to Washington for a hearing with the International Trade Commission regarding practices of foreign-based manufacturers that they believe are skirting U.S. trade laws. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, who will testify on Whirlpool’s behalf at the hearing, toured the appliance... Read More
  • August 28, 2017

    — by Heath Harrison
    WASHINGTON - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said on Sunday that President Donald Trump has not addressed the needs of working class voters who may have cast a vote for him.  Read More
  • August 28, 2017

    — by D.C. DeWitt
    Both Ohio Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Gov. John Kasich got some national press attention this week. Brown focused on his work fighting to help workers. Kasich focused on politics, claiming he somehow doesn’t know what Democrats stand for. Read More
  • August 28, 2017

    — by Andy Chow
    There is a fear nationwide that the same kind of hate march that happened in Charlottesville could happen again, even in Ohio. A variety of community groups gathered at the Columbus Urban League last week to talk about hate and how to respond in its wake. The groups represented everything from civil rights to several religions to public safety,... Read More
  • August 26, 2017

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, met with Cuyahoga County natives attending The Ohio State University students who are interning in Washington, D.C., as John Glenn Fellows through OSU’s Washington Academic Internship Program. Read More
  • August 24, 2017

    — by Times-Journal Staff
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) reinforced his support for rural Ohio and hospitals in the region following a new report that found the Appalachian region faces unique health challenges and lack of access to care and doctors. Read More
  • August 23, 2017

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the fifth year in a row, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) teamed up with local manufacturers, plants, community partners and schools to host 18 Summer Manufacturing Camps where young Ohioans learned about Ohio’s manufacturing sector. Campers visited local manufacturers, toured plants, and worked with their peers on... Read More
  • August 22, 2017

    — by Lauren Lindstrom
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) is seeking information from federal law enforcement and justice officials about domestic terror and hate organizations in Ohio and how they are tracked, according to letters sent to the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday. The requests follow the Aug. 12 “Unite the... Read More
  • August 22, 2017

    — by Jack Torry
    In the aftermath of an Ohio man being charged with killing a woman in Charlottesville, Virginia, this month, Sen. Sherrod Brown asked the FBI on Tuesday to provide information the bureau has on “domestic terrorist organizations or hate groups” operating in Ohio. In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Brown, D-Ohio, wrote that... Read More
  • August 22, 2017

    — by Stephen Koff
    WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of the deadly Charlottesville white supremacist protest, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants the FBI to disclose any domestic terrorist or hate groups operating in Ohio. He also wants to know about any related investigations since January 2015. Brown, an Ohio Democrat, noted in his letter Tuesday to FBI Director... Read More
  • August 19, 2017

    — by Lynn Thompson
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Republican President Donald Trump don’t agree very often. But when they do, wrongs get made right. Brown’s bipartisan Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017 was named after the original designer of the GI Bill in 1944 but it aims to improve and extend benefits for post-9/11... Read More
  • August 15, 2017

    — by Sen. Sherrod Brown
    The corporate lobbyists flew in from all over the country. An official at Washington National Airport said there were more corporate planes on the runway than he had ever seen. Merrill Lynch took out a full page ad in Roll Call. Major corporations sent giant gift baskets to congressional offices. What was the occasion? Tax reform? No... Read More
  • August 15, 2017

    — by Staff Report
    Even as he seeks Beijing’s help on North Korea, President Donald Trump asked his trade office on Monday to consider investigating China for the alleged theft of American technology and intellectual property. Trump, in the midst of a 17-day vacation, left his New Jersey golf club to return to the White House to sign an executive action on the... Read More
  • August 13, 2017

    — by Sam Shriver
    Helping Ohio schools and creating jobs is the goal of a bill introduced by democratic Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown. The School Building Improvement Act of 2017 would provide 100 billion dollars in direct grants and school construction bonds over ten years to update schools and create an estimated 1 point 9 million jobs nationally. Read More