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  • November 13, 2019

    — by Sabrina Eaton
    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Sen. Sherrod Brown wants the National Park Service to create a voluntary database of historic African American burial grounds around the country and to provide federal resources for their preservation. Earlier this month, he joined with Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander to introduce legislation to make that happen. Brown... Read More
  • February 04, 2016

    — by Brian Albrecht
    CLEVELAND, Ohio – A bill aimed at stemming a disproportionate rate of suicides among female veterans has been introduced by Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, a senior member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. The "Female Veterans Suicide Prevention Act" would expand the Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) annual evaluation of mental health... Read More
  • January 29, 2016

    — by Associated Press
    COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An 82-year-old Ohio veteran has received an honorable discharge a half century after the Army kicked him out for being gay. Donald Hallman of Columbus requested a reversal of his 1955 "undesirably" discharged status after President Barack Obama repealed the military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" rule in 2010. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown,... Read More
  • December 09, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – December 9, 2014 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $26,976 in federal funding to provide rental assistance and clinical services for homeless veterans in Toledo as part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) voucher... Read More
  • December 08, 2014

    Homeless veterans can get rental assistance through $52,114 designated for Lorain. On Dec. 8, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown announced the money coming from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, or HUD-VASH, voucher program.  The money will provide rental assistance in partnership with the Lorain... Read More
  • December 07, 2014

    STRUTHERS, Ohio (WKBN) — Sunday marked Pearl Harbor Day, a day set aside to remember the servicemen and women killed in the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor. Special observances were held around the Mahoning Valley in honor of the people who lost their lives. For veterans and their families, it’s important to honor the survivors of... Read More
  • November 17, 2014

    — by Steven Jackson
    TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -Senator Sherrod Brown is working to eliminate veteran homelessness in northwest Ohio. Monday he announced plans to further support the Department of Veterans Affairs goal of eliminating veteran homelessness by 2015. Senator Brown also visited the Griffin House, an apartment complex serving homeless veterans, Monday... Read More
  • November 10, 2014

    — by Homa Bash
    It's been 46 years since Larry Eisenbraun was killed in action in Vietnam.   The day before Veterans Day, his family was able to honor his memory and accept six medals, including a Purple Heart, on his behalf during a ceremony in downtown Cleveland.   The other medals, presented by Sen. Sherrod Brown, included a combat action ribbon,... Read More
  • November 10, 2014

    — by Senator Sherrod Brown
    On Veterans Day, we pause to remember those who have fought to preserve the rights we hold dear. This year marks the 60th observance of Veterans Day and the 95th anniversary of Armistice Day, which commemorates the end of the First World War. While the heroes of World War I are no longer with us, we are grateful for their service and for the... Read More
  • October 30, 2014

    DAYTON -- Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, is trying to help homelessness vets in Ohio and the Miami Valley. Sen. Brown spoke at the VA about the Homeless Veterans Prevention Act Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. If passed, the legislation would help develop more partnerships focusing on providing services to homeless veterans. Many veterans have trouble... Read More
  • October 29, 2014

    DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – Senator Sherrod Brown made a stop in the Miami Valley Wednesday. He outlined a plan to help homeless veterans in Dayton. To read the full article, click the link below. 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 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
  • July 26, 2014

    — by Jen Lazenby
    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-OH, along with U.S. Congresswoman Tammy Duckworth, IL-8, Wednesday announced their efforts to establish the Significant Event Tracker (SET), which would help veterans receive more effective treatment when needed. Brown explained the SET, which has been introduced in the Senate, would collect... Read More
  • July 23, 2014

    — by Erin Kelly
    WASHINGTON – Bob McDonald's confirmation to become the next Veterans Affairs secretary was virtually assured Wednesday, after the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee voted unanimously to support him. VA Committee Chairman Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he expects the full Senate to confirm McDonald "within days." EARLIER: I'll take 'urgent... Read More
  • July 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON, D.C. –Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a senior member of the Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and a member of the 2014 veterans’ conference committee, introduced Robert “Bob” McDonald before the committee. McDonald, a veteran of the U.S. Army and former CEO of Procter and Gamble, is the nominee for... Read More
  • July 21, 2014

    — by Cindi Andrews
    This opinion is on behalf of the editorial board: Publisher Margaret Buchanan, Editor Carolyn Washburn, and writers Cindi Andrews, Krista Ramsey and Julie Zimmerman. One of Cincinnati’s finest is headed to Capitol Hill on Tuesday, and we urge our elected leaders to give him the support he will need there. The Senate is holding confirmation... Read More
  • July 16, 2014

    — by Scott Halasz
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was appointed to the joint Senate-House conference committee to finalize legislation that brings comprehensive reforms to the U.S Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Last Tuesday marked the first meeting between the twenty-eight conferees. Brown is one of 14 senators on... Read More
  • July 10, 2014

    — by Holly Schoenstein
    Tallmadge — The U.S. Senate passed a bill July 10 that, if signed by President Barack Obama, would rename the Tallmadge branch of the Post Office the “Lance Corporal Daniel Nathan Deyarmin Jr. Post Office Building.” U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown introduced the bill April 26, 2013. He partnered with U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, who sponsored the... Read More
  • July 09, 2014

    — by Barrett Brunsman
    Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio plans to meet with Bob McDonald on Thursday to discuss how the former Procter & Gamble CEO might correct problems after he takes charge of the troubled U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. “I want to fill him in on what’s happened at the Cincinnati VA (hospital),”... Read More