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  • July 30, 2021

    Brown is the First Senator from Ohio to Serve on Ag Committee in More than 50 YearsDownload Production-Quality Video to Full Exchange Here WASHINGTON, D.C. – During a Senate Agriculture Committee hearing yesterday, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) pressed Ms. Xochitl Torres Small, nominee to serve as USDA Undersecretary for Rural Development, and... Read More
  • July 29, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee, and Ron Wyden (D-OR), Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced their Renters Tax Credit Act of 2021 to lower the cost of rent for families across the country. This bill would establish a new renters tax... Read More
  • July 29, 2021

    BRYAN, OH – In Case You Missed It: A Bryan Times’ article highlighted U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) bipartisan Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which would protect people from predatory payday and car title loans.“These stories are all too common in Ohio, Brown added, as corporations continue to pay workers less than they need to survive... Read More
  • July 29, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced that the National Parks Service’s (NPS) African American Civil Rights Grant Program has awarded a total of $1,431,960 in grant funding to projects across Ohio to help preserve sites and history related to the African American struggle for equality. The funding compliments Brown’s... Read More
  • July 29, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), along with Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), as well as Representatives Robin L. Kelly (D-IL-02), Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14), Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-07), Anthony Gonzalez (R-OH-16), and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA-03), led a... Read More
  • July 29, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing entitled “Protecting Americans from Debt Traps by Extending the Military's 36% Interest Rate Cap to Everyone.”Yesterday, Chairman Brown joined Senator Jack Reed... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    Brown Leads Efforts to Fight Back Against Unfair Trade Practices that Hurt Ohio Manufacturers and Their Workers;Download Production-Quality Video of Full Exchange Here WASHINGTON, D.C. – In Case You Missed It: Yesterday, during a Senate Finance Committee hearing titled “Implementation and Enforcement of the United States – Mexico – Canada... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded five grants to county governments and universities located in northeast Ohio, totaling $214,000. The funds will go towards operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization,... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded two grants to city and county governments located in southwest Ohio, totaling $8,094,056. The funds will be go towards operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization,... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded five grants to airport authorities and universities in central Ohio, totaling $31,862,048. The funds will go towards operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization,... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded three grants to Put-in-Bay Township Port Authority located in northwest Ohio, totaling $66,000. The funds will go towards operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization,... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded $32,000 to Gallia County. The funds will provide economic relief to Gallia-Meigs Regional Airport for operations, personnel, cleaning, sanitization, janitorial services,... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today hosted a news conference call to promote the passage of his bipartisan Veterans and Consumers Fair Credit Act, which will be reintroduced today, and would protect people from predatory payday and car title loans. Brown hosted the call ahead of a hearing he will hold on this important... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Rural Development has awarded a $300,000 grant to Midwest Electric, Inc. in Mercer County to improve the sanitary, storm and sewer systems, and roads at the Marion Township Industrial Park.“Strong water and sewer... Read More
  • July 28, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is applauding the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to American manufacturing with its new proposed rule requiring the federal government to buy more products made in America.“It’s simple: American tax dollars should go toward projects and products that support American jobs,” said... Read More
  • July 27, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) released the following statement in response to the testimony delivered by law enforcement officers who were attacked by a violent mob of domestic terrorists attempting to overturn the seat of our democracy on January 6th.“The officers who testified before the January 6 Select Committee are... Read More
  • July 27, 2021

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), along with U.S. Reps. Joyce Beatty (D-OH-03) and Tim Ryan (D-OH-13) wrote to Department of Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo, urging her to look into the antidumping (AD) and countervailing duty (CVD) orders on steel trailer wheels from China and, specifically, whether... Read More
  • July 27, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, sent a letter to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Acting Director Dave Uejio pressing him to address the risks to consumers from Chime, a nonbank fintech.“Chime’s abrupt, involuntary closures of its... Read More
  • July 27, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), along with Senators Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Alex Padilla (D-CA), introduced legislation today to expand the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC). The AOTC allows eligible taxpayers to reduce their federal income taxes and, in certain circumstances, receive a refund, making... Read More
  • July 27, 2021

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing entitled “Cryptocurrencies: What are they good for?”Sen. Brown’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follow:First, I’d like to take a moment to acknowledge the... Read More