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  • October 25, 2014

    — by Brandon Klein
    YOUNGSTOWN U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, toured Bravura 3D LLC, a 3-D printing company housed at the Youngstown Business Incubator, on Friday and called for the passage of the Revitalize American Manufacturing Innovation Act. “It would ensure that ideas in the United States stay in the United States,” Brown said, adding that the... Read More
  • October 24, 2014

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, talked Friday about his efforts to ban the sale of caffeine powder at convenience stores. The movement started after two people in Ohio died from an overdose. Logan Stine, 18, died just three days before his high school graduation. To read the full article, click the link below. Read More
  • October 23, 2014

    — by Jessica Dabrowski
    CLEVELAND — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown is urging the FDA to ban the sale of powdered caffeine. A single teaspoon of pure caffeine contains about the same amount as in 25 cups of coffee. Logan Stiner, a senior at Keystone High School in LaGrange, died three days before his high school graduation after taking too much of the substance. Before... Read More
  • October 22, 2014

    — by Senator Sherrod Brown
    In gratitude for their courage and sacrifice for our nation, my office helps U.S. veterans access their medical and disability benefits and the overdue or replacement medals that they have earned for their military service. At a ceremony at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati last week — where I had the honor of presenting a Vietnam... Read More
  • October 21, 2014

    YOUNGSTOWN Ohio’s congressional delegation and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown have sent separate letters to the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention demanding the CDC do more to protect Ohio citizens from the threat of the Ebola virus. State health officials reiterated there were no confirmed cases of Ebola in Ohio as of Monday,... Read More
  • October 20, 2014

    — by Amulya Raghuveer
    TOLEDO -- Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown held a rally Monday alongside Toledo auto workers and community members to launch an effort to keep Jeep Wrangler production in the Glass City. FIAT Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne said in early October that a future model of the popular Wrangler may undergo a signifcant redesign.... Read More
  • October 20, 2014

    — by Senator Sherrod Brown
    In gratitude for their courage and sacrifice for our nation, my office helps U.S. veterans access their medical and disability benefits and the overdue or replacement medals that they have earned for their military service. At a ceremony at the Hamilton County Courthouse in Cincinnati last week – where I had the honor of presenting a Vietnam... Read More
  • October 20, 2014

    During a visit to Belmont County last week, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, discussed an epidemic that makes Ebola look tame in comparison. It is the plague of drug abuse that kills hundreds of Ohioans every year. To read the full article, click the link below. Read More
  • October 18, 2014

    ITC ruling on steel dumping another win for US industry America’s steel industry is on a winning streak, but that doesn’t mean this country can let down its guard when it comes to dealing with its so-called trading partners. At least a half million jobs remain at risk because of foreign-made steel products flooding the U.S. market. But... Read More
  • October 17, 2014

    U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the lead United States trade ambassador, and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown toured the production floor of Jet, Incorporated, a leading provider of innovative wastewater treatment systems to 33 countries around the world. Jet also manufactures commercial package plant equipment for treating biological... Read More
  • October 17, 2014

    — by Jill Drury
    WPAFB, Ohio (WDTN) – Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown visited Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Friday. He and fellow Senator Jack Reed toured the base to talk about its bid to be the Air Force’s new installation and mission support center. To read the full article, click the link below. Read More
  • October 16, 2014

    — by Jeff Baron
    LANCASTER – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, said he thinks Anchor Hocking has a good future after facing financial difficulties earlier this year, but he said workers had to make a sacrifices to help get the company out of its problems. “The people are not happy with the lower wages and losing their retirement,” Brown... Read More
  • October 16, 2014

    LORDSTOWN, Ohio -- Six months after it rolled off the assembly line at General Motor Co.'s Lordstown Complex, the millionth Cruze will finally hit the streets of the Mahoning Valley. Since the car was produced, the plant has been selling raffle tickets to all members of locals 1112 and 1714 of the United Auto Workers union as well as retirees of... Read More
  • October 15, 2014

    BELMONT COUNTY, Ohio -- It's not every day that a United States Senator walks into the Martins Ferry City Building. But on Wednesday, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, did, and he arrived with a plan to fight drug addiction. Legislation that would change U.S. law and help those seeking treatment. During the meeting, Brown may have brought the... Read More
  • October 15, 2014

    — by Jim Heath
    Sen. Sherrod Brown has told the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that they need to be ready to provide a team of infection experts in Ohio after news that a second nurse in Dallas tested positive for Ebola after spending nearly a week in Northeast Ohio. "The CDC must dedicate immediate resources to organize monitoring services in... Read More
  • October 14, 2014

    — by Senator Sherrod Brown
    When I travel across Ohio, I hear from business owners who have sucessfully expanded their companies, created jobs and sold their products in foreign markets. In 2013, Ohio exports totaled a record-breaking $50.8 billion. To quantify that, every $1 billion in exports supports nearly 5,000 domestic jobs. And in Ohio, more than one quarter... Read More
  • October 12, 2014

    — by Burton Speakman
    youngstown Competition in the steel industry is intense, which is why problems arise when someone attempts to gain an advantage. Over the past few years there have been allegations against China and South Korea of steel dumping, which is selling products at prices as low as or lower than the material costs, due to subsidies from foreign... Read More
  • October 10, 2014

    — by Lewis Wallace
    Today is October 10, 10/10—and it’s been declared National Minimum Wage Day. $10.10 is the new minimum wage many advocates are calling for. Right now Ohio’s minimum wage is $7.95, and it will automatically go up to $8.10 on January 1, 2015. For tipped workers, the minimum is still under $4.00; the January adjustment will raise the... Read More
  • October 09, 2014

    — by T. Becket Adams
    Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday blasted government forces in China for failing to honor promises made to the people of Hong Kong nearly 20 years ago. They sided with the massive pro-democracy movement that has taken hold of the country’s small, supposedly autonomous region. “We stand in total solidarity with the... Read More
  • October 09, 2014

    — by Robert L. Smith
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- While exports represent big business for Ohio, it's not big companies driving the lucrative trade. Small to medium-sized firms account for nearly 90 percent of Ohio's exports, which have risen to record levels. U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman, the top U.S. trade ambassador, made that point Thursday while on a visit... Read More