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  • November 16, 2016

    — by Jana Heigl
    WASHINGTON - Sen. Sherrod Brown urged President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday to live up to his campaign promises to dramatically revise a two-decade-old free-trade agreement with Mexico and Canada and a proposed trade deal with 11 other Pacific-rim countries. In a letter to Trump, Brown, D-Ohio, made clear he and the president-elect believe... Read More
  • November 14, 2016

    — by Glenn Stevens
    TRUMBULL COUNTY, Ohio - Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and other democratic office holders gathered in Warren Monday to help launch the White House's :MY Brothers Keeper" mentoring program in the Mahoning Valley. Congressman Tim Ryan was among the speakers who outlined the program goals. "We have a responsibility those of us in... Read More
  • November 14, 2016

    — by Mary Kilpatrick
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Ohio U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Democrat, is looking for common ground with Republican President-elect Donald Trump. Brown at a Cleveland news conference Monday still decried Trump's divisive campaign rhetoric, and condemned the billionaire's appointment of alt-right champion Steve Bannon to the Trump administration.  But... Read More
  • October 19, 2016

    — by Wayne Allen
    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown was in New Boston Wednesday for an addiction treatment and recovery roundtable at Stepping Stones of New Boston. The roundtable featured a number of representatives from around the community including medical doctors, faith leaders, elected officials and many more. The primary topic of the roundtable was addiction and... Read More
  • October 12, 2016

    — by Geoff Burns
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, (D., Ohio) discussed an effort that could potentially save taxpayers money in life-saving drug costs while he was at a news conference at ProMedica Health and Wellness Center today. Mr. Brown said his bill would include the creation of clinically safe and effective versions of biologics, known as biosimilars, available to... Read More
  • September 30, 2016

    — by M.L. Schultze
    The deal to head off a government shutdown this weekend includes hundreds of millions of dollars for the Great Lakes and drinking water systems. Ohio’s Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown says the bill is a good step, but broader investment is needed. Senate Democrats had threatened to block a short-term spending measure that takes effect Saturday... Read More
  • September 24, 2016

    LORAIN — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, listened intently as boys and young men shared stories of struggling to make their lives better in a society that tends to hold them back during the second annual My Brother’s Keeper summit at the Lost Nation Sports Park West. After Brown heard the youths’ stories, it was time to have... Read More
  • September 07, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is reaching out to offer help to thousands of ITT Tech students across Ohio following the for-profit school’s decision to close its doors.Top SearchesITT has approximately 3,000 Ohio students at nine Ohio campuses: Akron, Columbus, Dayton, Hilliard, Maumee, Norwood, Strongsville,... Read More
  • August 30, 2016

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is demanding answers from the CEO of Mylan, the maker of the EpiPen Auto-Injector, following a massive price hike. As of May 2016, Mylan had increased the price of this life-saving device by over 480 percent - from $103.50 for a set of two in 2009 to $608.61 today - while Mylan's own CEO's... Read More
  • August 24, 2016

    Paramedics don't have adequate resources to help heroin overdose victims. That from Ohio Senator, Sherrod Brown, joined by Dr. Teresa Long, Columbus Health Commissioner, and other Columbus city leaders, at a press conference Tuesday. "It shouldn't be easier for Ohioans to get opioids than it is for first responders to get these life-saving drugs,"... Read More
  • August 04, 2016

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited the General Mills production facility in Jackson County Thursday where he met with workers and factory leadership, and toured the Jackson County plant. “Too often, we buy food at the grocery store without thinking about where it is grown or produced,” Brown said. “The workers at this... Read More
  • July 20, 2016

    — by Nadine Grimley
    WARREN, Ohio (WKBN) – Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown was in Warren Wednesday morning to visit one of the city’s nearly 20 summer food service program sites. Brown checked out the Laird Community Garden, where anywhere from 45 to 70 children receive nutritious meals each day over the summer. “We know the need... Read More
  • July 19, 2016

    — by Jon Baker
    Clad in bright yellow T-shirts, 32 area students trooped through the plant of Tusco Display in Gnadenhutten on Tuesday to get an inside look at how a 21st century manufacturing facility operates. The guide for one group was Mike Lauber, Tusco's CEO, who explained what work was being done at each stop on the tour. Later, he told them about... Read More
  • July 18, 2016

    — by Kendall Forward
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — Students in Jefferson County received a first-hand look at what it could be like to have a career in manufacturing. Students in grades 6 through 8 are participating in a manufacturing camp all week. It started Monday at Nelson's Fine Arts and Gifts. The camp is hosted by Sen. Sherrod Brown with Eastern Gateway Community... Read More
  • July 15, 2016

    — by Rachel Dissell and Brie Zeltner
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Sen. Sherrod Brown is calling for new measures to bolster chronically low lead poisoning testing rates in Ohio and nationwide. In a letter to the head of the federal agency that provides health insurance to the needy, Brown and Democratic senators from two other states today asked to increase screening levels and improve the... Read More
  • July 14, 2016

    — by Mark Reiter
    Lucas County will receive nearly $14 million of $191 million in federal money going to Ohio counties for the demolition of vacant or blighted houses. The Lucas County Land Bank will receive $13.8 million of the state’s latest share of the Hardest Hit Fund, a program administered by the U.S. Treasury Department and created in 2010 to help... Read More
  • June 21, 2016

    — by Jim Siegel
    In the wake of a report questioning past spending of federal funds, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants the U.S. Department of Education to impose special oversight before releasing $71 million in charter school grants to the state. Federal regulators should appoint a special monitor to “ensure that all funds are being spent for their intended... Read More
  • June 20, 2016

    — by Dominic Holden
    Two-dozen U.S. senators on Monday will urge the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to scrap a policy that bans blood donations from many gay men, saying that the mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando last week underscored how the policy discriminates on the basis of sexual orientation. “The atrocities in Orlando are now understood to... Read More
  • June 17, 2016

    — by Katharine Hibbard
    LOGAN — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown has revealed a new proposal designed to help reduce the cost of health care and give Ohio residents a wider range of choices when choosing quality affordable health insurance plans. On Wednesday, he discussed at length a report that was released by Families USA that outlined how a standardized health plan... Read More
  • June 07, 2016

    — by Michelle Everhart-Sullivan
    WASHINGTON — Sen. Sherrod Brown reiterated his call for an expansion of a federal tax credit designed to help low-income Americans by dramatically increasing the credit for workers without children. In a speech today at the Center for American Progress, Brown, D-Ohio, said expanding the earned income tax credit to people without children... Read More