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  • April 12, 2017

    — by Marcus Espinoza
    Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) made a stop in the Glass City on Wednesday. The senator said he made the trip to hear from Ohio workers about their thoughts and concerns regarding NAFTA. President Trump said repeatedly during his campaign that NAFTA was a "total disaster" and wants to renegotiate the deal. Sen. Brown agrees with Trump on premise he says,... 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
  • November 19, 2014

    COLUMBUS State agencies would be blocked from buying uniforms that are made overseas under legislation introduced in the Ohio Senate. Sen. Charleta Tavares, D-Columbus, wants to ensure the offices are spending public funds on clothing made in the United States. The short legislation states simply, “No state agency shall purchase or otherwise... Read More
  • October 27, 2014

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, selected a startup company at the Youngstown Business Incubator Friday as the backdrop to pitch the importance of his Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act, or RAMI.  The legislation would provide $300 million to fund the Obama Administration's National Network for... Read More
  • 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 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 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 05, 2014

    — by Marcia Pledger
    CLEVELAND, Ohio --Manufacturing is rebounding nationwide, and in Northeast Ohio the uptick is taking shape with new jobs, new businesses and more programs aimed at helping people who make things find new ways to innovate. That's good news for an industry that took the biggest hit in the state, losing more employment during the recession than any... Read More
  • October 02, 2014

    — by Michelle Rotuno-Johnson
    MARION – Add U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown to the list of politicians that have toured RAMTEC, Marion's Robotics and Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Center. The Ohio Democrat walked through Marion's state-of-the-art robotics center Thursday to learn more about what RAMTEC is doing to prepare students for manufacturing jobs. Sen.... Read More
  • September 18, 2014

    A bill sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., passed the House Monday. The bill would create a National Network of Manufacturing Innovation and bring together industry, higher education institutions, federal agencies and other levels of government to push manufacturing innovation. To read the full article, click the link... Read More
  • July 25, 2014

    US Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is urging the Obama administration to protect Paulding County’s cement industry and the thousands of local jobs it supports.  In a letter to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman, Brown called for the Administration to crack down on Canada’s attempt to illegally subsidize a cement plant... Read More
  • July 16, 2014

    — by Richard Payerchin
    LORAIN — United States Steel Corp.’s Lorain Tubular Operations is among the steel pipe makers losing business because of cheap imports, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said. On July 15, the U.S. International Trade Commission heard testimony about the steel market and how imported pipes from nine countries are hurting American-made pipes used... Read More
  • July 16, 2014

    — by Bowdeya Tweh
    Local steel industry advocates are cheering a government decision to set duties on foreign imports that undercut prices fetched by U.S. products used in oil and gas exploration. The U.S. Department of Commerce has decided that tariffs will be added to imports of steel pipe from nine oil countries: India, South Korea, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia,... Read More
  • July 13, 2014

    — by Olivera Perkins
    CLEVELAND, Ohio - The U.S. Commerce Department announced Friday that duties were being imposed on certain steel imports from South Korea and eight other countries for violating antidumping laws. In a preliminary determination earlier this year, the department found that South Korean steel producers, and those from the other countries, had not... Read More
  • May 30, 2014

    — by Leonard Hayhurst
    COSHOCTON — Mayor Steve Mercer said one factor in keeping manufacturers in the area is providing the next generation of workers the businesses need. At this past week’s city council work session, Mercer said his administration is working with the Coshocton Port Authority, Coshocton County Career Center, Ohio Means Jobs of... Read More
  • May 27, 2014

    — by Sen. Sherrod Brown
    After such a long winter, Ohioans are ready to spend more time outside, enjoying the warmer weather. While doctors recommend that we wear sunscreen, Americans may be surprised to learn that our sunscreen is not as effective as the sunscreen sold in Canada and Europe. The reason? Regulatory gridlock. Regulatory delays have prevented American... Read More
  • 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

    — 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 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 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