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  • May 25, 2014

    — by Olivera Perkins
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The United States is losing middle class jobs; but those in the fight to limit steel imports are hoping they will be able to offer an example on how to save them. At its core, the effort to limit steel imports is part of a much bigger effort to save American jobs. Not just any job, but "decent-paying" and "family supporting" jobs,... Read More
  • May 23, 2014

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-OH, invited the Legislative Chairman of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Department of Ohio as his guest to the Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Committee. During the hearing, Larry Moore, an Akron resident and Mansfield native, testified on the need to ensure Ohio’s veterans receive the resources they need and... Read More
  • May 23, 2014

    — by Marine Cole
    Summer is just around the corner and you may already be dreaming of lying on the beach or catching some rays in the park at lunchtime. But with incidents of skin cancer on the rise, it’s more important than ever to protect yourself from the damaging effects of the sun. Though there are a multitude of effective products on the market, the... Read More
  • May 23, 2014

    — by Jack Torry
    WASHINGTON —  With Lt. Richard Cole standing near him in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama signed a measure Friday awarding a congressional gold medal to the 80 American airmen who electrified the nation in 1942 with a daring daylight bombing raid over Tokyo and at least one other Japanese city. Cole, 98, who grew up in Dayton and... Read More
  • May 22, 2014

    — by Stephen Koff
    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Enough with the offensive name "Redskins," says a full half of the United States Senate. Forty-seven Democrats including Ohio's Sherrod Brown and two independents sent a letter Thursday to Roger Goodell, commissioner of the National Football League, urging the league to endorse a name change for the football team in Washington,... Read More
  • May 22, 2014

    — by Jack Torry
    Calling a delay in approval of a sunscreen product by the U.S Food and Drug Administration “unconscionable,” Sen. Sherrod Brown yesterday urged passage of a bill requring the agency to review its entire list of pending sunscreen applications within eight months of the bill being signed into law. In a conference call with Ohio reporters,... Read More
  • May 22, 2014

    — by Kevin Cirilli
    Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said Democrats need to move more to the left to be successful during a speech at a progressive conference hosted by the Campaign For America's Future. “The national Democrats haven't gotten the message, from the president on down, that you need to be a populist party,” Brown said at a speech at The New... Read More
  • May 22, 2014

    — by American Iron and Steel Institute
    WASHINGTON, DC – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) said a new report (“Surging Steel Imports Put Up to Half a Million U.S. Jobs at Risk”) released this morning reaffirms that the rising tide of foreign steel imports is harming the U.S. steel industry and diminishing the industry’s ability to fully... Read More
  • May 22, 2014

    — by Tom Henry
    Time to hit the beach, with better sunscreen and more products to choose from. That’s the message from several members of Congress co-sponsoring legislation called the Sunscreen Innovation Act. They claim the United States has fallen behind Canada and Europe in the number and quality of sunscreen products, a situation congressmen attribute to... Read More
  • May 22, 2014

    — by Ohio Ag
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a senior member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, announced $33 million in new federal resources available to farmers and producers to make necessary conservation improvements in areas with high priority watersheds -- including the Great Lakes, Ohio River, Gulf of Mexico, Chesapeake, and Mississippi River. The... Read More
  • May 21, 2014

    — by Jessica Wehrman
    Lt. Richard E. Cole had yet to fly a combat mission in the early days of April 1942, and when the man he’d trained with fell ill, it looked like he might be out of luck. But the operations officer had another idea in mind. “We’ll crew you up with the old man,” he told the 26-year-old Dayton native, and sent Cole, famed pilot... Read More
  • May 21, 2014

    Participants in the Pickaway Leadership Fellows program, which trains the next generation of political leaders in Pickaway County, recently met with Senator Sherrod Brown. “It was an honor to meet with the Pickaway Leadership Fellows,” Brown said. “These promising leaders exemplify the talent and drive of Ohio public... Read More
  • May 21, 2014

    — by News Journal Staff Report
    MANSFIELD — Former Richland County Veterans Services Officer Larry Moore testified before the U.S. Senate Democratic Steering and Outreach Common on Wednesday about the need to ensure Ohio’s veterans receive the resources they need and earned by serving their country. Moore, a Mansfield native who now lives in Akron, is the... Read More
  • May 20, 2014

    — by Josephine Mason
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs (GS) has begun a formal process to sell the metals warehousing business it purchased four years ago, a spokesman said on Tuesday, disclosing the first definitive effort to shed the operation amid regulatory and political pressure. The Wall Street firm, one of the few major global banks that has not retreated from... Read More
  • May 20, 2014

    — by Jennifer Davis-Oliva, JD
    From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes timely views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s physicians and health care executives. On April 10, 2014, the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) issued the press release, “Antimicrobial resistant infections affect hundreds... Read More
  • May 20, 2014

    — by Greg Sargent
    Word has it that Democrats are set to take a shellacking in the 2014 elections, in part because midterm electorates tend to be older and whiter. So what if Dems campaigned on expanding Social Security, rather than allowing themselves to get drawn into another debate over how much to cut the program? There’s a... Read More
  • May 20, 2014

    — by Leo Gerard
    Democrats and Republicans are rallying together this month across the country to alert their fellow Americans to a threat to independence. These groups, often at each other’s throats, have allied to confront a surge in dumped foreign steel, an illegal practice that jeopardizes the viability of American mills. Steelworkers and steel... Read More
  • May 19, 2014

    — by Melissa Topey
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants to remove any financial barriers that keep seniors from getting colon cancer treatment. Brown has introduced legislation, known as the Removing Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act, that would cover the co-payment that could possibly arise when a doctor finds and removes a polyp on a patient undergoing... Read More
  • April 24, 2014

    The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) has honored Senator Sherrod Brown and Congressman Bob Gibbs as Legislators of Year, for their work on behalf of soybean farmers. Senator Brown received the award from Jerry Bambauer, OSA President from Auglaize County. “We appreciate everything he does for the soybean industry,” said... Read More
  • April 24, 2014

    — by Gary Budzak
    Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is not one to pass up an opportunity to learn about his constituents. After he was recognized as “Legislator of the Year” by the Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) in a presentation at the Troy Township farm of Bret Davis on April 23, Brown asked all the attending farmers who they were and where they were from. He... Read More