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  • November 05, 2019

    WASHINGTON (WDTN) – Tuesday, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $330,375 to the Dayton Public School District to reduce air emissions from its school bus fleet. The funding will provide help to replace 15 old diesel school buses with 15 new, clean diesel buses. Brown... Read More
  • June 10, 2014

    — by Blade Staff
    This story has been updated with new information. Toledo Public Schools will receive the majority of the local Head Start grant, with the rest going to a Pittsburgh-based, for-profit early education and child-care provider, according to U.S. lawmakers. A TPS-led community collaborative will receive about $8 million to serve 1,126 children,... Read More
  • June 04, 2014

    — by USAgNet
    The U.S. Senate Monday night unanimously passed legislation introduced by U.S. Sens. Mike Johanns (R-Neb.), Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) to clarify that a provision in the 2010 Dodd-Frank law provides the Federal Reserve with the authority to take into account the significant distinctions between banking and insurance when... Read More
  • June 03, 2014

    — by Kevin Cirilli
    The Senate Budget Committee will hold hearings Wednesday to decide whether the student loan industry is "set up to make borrowers fail." "I'm concerned that student loan servicers see that they can maximize their profits by cutting corners, rather than giving proper customer service," Chairman Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) will say, according to an... Read More
  • January 25, 2013

    — by Sara Wyant
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2013 - House Republicans advanced their “No Budget, No Pay” bill, that would withhold salaries from members of Congress if either chamber fails to approve a budget by April 15. But when it comes to linking “pay” to “performance,” Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, suggests that lawmakers should... Read More
  • January 24, 2013

    — by Stephen Koff
    WASHINGTON -- By now, you have probably heard the GOP proposal: The House of Representatives will not stand in the way of a debt-limit hike, allowing the federal government to operate without fear of default or shutdown until at least May 18. But Republicans want something in return, namely, passage of a budget by both houses of Congress by April... Read More