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  • November 08, 2021

    — by Lou Whitmire
    SHELBY— U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown showed his support for United Steelworkers Local #3057 Monday on the picket line outside the ArcelorMittal steel mill."Plenty of these people here have worked every day since Labor Day," Brown told media of the seven-day work weeks. "Sometimes more than eight hours a day. That's often a safety issue. You can see... Read More
  • November 07, 2021

    — by Steve Moore
    Wheeling, W.Va. (WTRF) – Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and Senate Democrats have asked the Secretary of Education to help student loan holders.They’re asking for help simplifying and expanding, student loan discharge and repayment options.The Senators are also targeting several student loan servicers who recently announced they were exiting government... Read More
  • November 07, 2021

    — by Staff Report
    (WKBN)- This week Ohio U-S Senator Sherrod Brown continued to fight for Veterans who face difficulties adjusting back into civilian life.Brown serves on a committee that questioned staff from the department of defense. During the questioning, Brown pressed for updates on issues veterans face. “I don’t understand why we’re not doing everything we... Read More
  • November 05, 2021

    — by Katie Ellington
    SHELBY -- Sen. Sherrod Brown will visit Shelby on Monday morning to address the workers on strike against ArcelorMittal.Brown will likely begin his visit at the union hall, then walk to the picket lines, union president Norm Shoemaker said.ArcelorMittal has not responded to requests for comment.Members of the United Steel Works Local 3057 have been... Read More
  • November 03, 2021

    — by Ann Thompson
    The manufacturing and use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) are taking off slowly. Will the pace be enough to help clean up the air?One recent success is a four hour Rolls-Royce flight using 100% biofuel, a combination of cooking oil and animal fat used in restaurants. Most other green flights mix a smaller percentage of SAF with regular jet... Read More
  • November 01, 2021

    — by Jolene Almendarez
    Todd Mayer kneels beside a weathered headstone in Hillcrest Cemetery and pulls at some overgrown weeds near the resting place of Samuel Robinson.Robinson fought in the 54th regiment in the Civil War, a nearly all-Black group of soldiers who famously challenged the Confederate Army at the second battle of Fort Wagner. It paved the way for Black... Read More
  • October 27, 2021

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D. C. — Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee chairman Sherrod Brown of Ohio on Wednesday introduced legislation that would ban Federal Reserve governors as well as presidents and vice presidents of its 12 regional banks from trading in individual stocks, arguing that government officials shouldn’t profit from inside... Read More
  • October 25, 2021

    — by Staff Report
    SANDUSKY — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said an alarming rise in suicides among Black children shows the need for legislation aimed at preventing suicide among the young.The senator, a Democrat, had a conference call with reporters last week, seeking to rally support for his Child Suicide Prevention and Lethal Means Safety Act, which would bring... Read More
  • October 20, 2021

    — by Lucas Bechtol
    During a press conference with reporters on Wednesday, Sen. Sherrod Brown threw his support behind the Child Suicide Prevention and Lethal Means Safety Act.Suicide has become the second leading cause of death for Americans 10-24 years old, he said.“The number of suicides has been going up for years. The pandemic only threatens to accelerate these... Read More
  • October 18, 2021

    — by LynAnne Vucovich
    PORT CLINTON — Port Clinton is preparing to start a $34 million plan to improve its infrastructure.During a recent public meeting, city officials and members of Poggemeyer Design Group presented details on several upcoming infrastructure projects.Mayor Mike Snider said the city has never had a comprehensive plan to address infrastructure... Read More
  • October 15, 2021

    — by Jon Baker
    NEW PHILADELPHIA — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, discussed the importance of passing infrastructure bills now before Congress when he made a visit to the Gradall Industries plant in New Philadelphia on Thursday.The senator highlighted his Buy America protections that he worked to include in the legislation. These protections will ensure that... Read More
  • October 13, 2021

    — by Alexis Oatman
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- An alarming rise of suicide rates among young Black girls has emerged during the coronavirus pandemic, experts said during a mental health roundtable hosted by Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown and Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood.The virtual roundtable on Wednesday focused on rising suicide rates across the U.S., and how state and national... Read More
  • October 13, 2021

    — by Trevor Hubert
    LIMA — Entertainment venues were among the hardest hit businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but live shows are finally coming back. In Lima, the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center is set to play host to a variety of shows in what they are calling their “comeback season.”Part of the comeback season was made possible by a big dose of... Read More
  • October 13, 2021

    — by Staff Report
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced last week that the United States National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund has awarded 18 grants, totaling $10,266,619, to Ohio organizations for outdoor recreation and conservation projects across the state.“Ohioans depend on access to parks and public lands for outdoor... Read More
  • October 12, 2021

    — by LynAnne Vucovich
    NORWALK — A U.S. senator came to town Tuesday afternoon to promote a government program he says is working.Sen. Sherrod Brown visited Norwalk to learn about an upcoming water line project. The project will be funded using American Rescue Plan funds. Brown joined Norwalk Mayor Dave Light on West Main Street to see the project site. In the past, the... Read More
  • October 12, 2021

    — by Russell Florence Jr.
    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and local arts leaders on Tuesday touted the impact of millions of dollars in federal arts grants that local organizations received to help them survive the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.Brown co-sponsored the Save Our Stages legislation that established the Shuttered Venue Operator Grants grants, which helped... Read More
  • October 12, 2021

    — by Sarataj Singh
    A United States Senator visited Allen County on Tuesday in order to see the results of grants that helped two organizations survive the pandemic.Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) visited the Allen County Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center to connect with local art leaders on how the Shuttered Venue Operator Grant (SVOG) has helped cultural... Read More
  • October 12, 2021

    — by Staff Report
    LIMA — The entertainment venue was one of the hardest businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the live show is finally back. In Lima, the Veterans Memorial Citizens Convention Center will host a variety of shows they call the “comeback season.”Part of the comeback season was made possible by a large amount of federal funding.As part of the US... Read More
  • October 12, 2021

    — by Kiona Dyches
    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Senator Sherrod Brown joined arts leaders at the Dayton Arcade to celebrate millions of dollars in Shuttered Venue Operator Grants benefiting arts organizations across the Miami Valley.“They [arts organizations] are essential to keep young people in the community. They’re essential so people can learn from the arts and perform... Read More
  • October 11, 2021

    — by Staff Report
    Ohio wants to ensure that the workers who move our country aren’t left behind when we adopt new technologies.Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown To help people working with fossil fuels such as coal and oil trains get jobs on solar and wind, we have introduced the US Energy Worker Opportunity Act. The proposed bill will help workers who quit their... Read More