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  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the devastating passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg a week ago today, and Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s promise to fill her seat in an election year, Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) delivers the this week’s Weekly Democratic Address. Senator Brown begins by saying that instead of working on... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a $497,661 grant to Jordan Community Resource Center in Cleveland through its Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking program. The funding will help to provide six to 24 months of transitional or short-term... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded a $500,000 grant to Cincinnati Union Bethel through its Housing Assistance Grants for Victims of Human Trafficking program. The funding will help to provide six to 24 months of transitional or short-term housing assistance for... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Water & Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program has awarded a $1,354,000 grant and a $1,114,000 loan for a total of $2,468,000 in funding to the Village of Rio Grande. The funds will be used to offset costs associated with improving Rio... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Patty Murray (D-WA), and Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT-03), introduced the Worker Flexibility and Small Business Protection Act, a landmark bill that will expand labor laws to protect workers classified as independent contractors and workers at sub-contractors, temporary (temp)... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $5,500,000 in federal funding for Hamilton County and the City of Cincinnati to remove lead and other health hazards in local homes to protect children and families from the life-long health effects of lead exposure. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $1,400,000 in federal funding for the City of Lancaster to remove lead and other health hazards in local homes to protect children and families from the life-long health effects of lead exposure. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding will address lead... Read More
  • September 25, 2020

    WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH), along with Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), introduced the bipartisan Accelerating Kids’ Access to Care Act to help families access life-saving care for children with complex medical conditions. The legislation aims to facilitate access to care... Read More
  • September 24, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has awarded two grants worth a combined $1,414,784 in funding to Advocating Opportunity, Inc. (AO) in Toledo. The awards were granted through the below DOJ Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) grant programs: Services for Minor Victims of... Read More
  • September 24, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke with WCPO about his office’s first-ever Black Women’s Health Symposium. This virtual symposium, held over the course of the next two Saturdays – September 26 and October 3 – will focus on the social determinants of health and will include panel discussions, workshops... Read More
  • September 24, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – delivered the following opening statement at today’s hearing entitled ‘The Quarterly CARES Act Report to Congress.’Sen. Brown’s remarks, as prepared for delivery, follow:Thank you, Chair Crapo. While I’m... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – today released the following statement after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) moved two final rules forward, one on the whistleblower program, and the other on the shareholder proposal rule:  “The SEC’s actions today... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined 41 Senate colleagues in calling on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Inspector General to expeditiously investigate a whistleblower complaint alleging forced hysterectomies at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Ocilla, Ga. The allegations build on the... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs – delivered the following floor speech on a new report that outlines how the Trump Administration has systematically undermined 50 years of fair housing progress. The report which was written by the Banking and... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined eight of his colleagues in raising concerns about individuals being charged for COVID-19 diagnostic tests. While the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act, both signed into law earlier this year, require health insurance plans to cover costs associated with COVID-19 testing,... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has awarded a $500,000 grant to Adams County for a Workforce Development Training Center. These funds will go toward the renovation of a 15,100 square foot former grocery store. Renovations include new HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today hosted a news conference call to announce his office’s first-ever Black Women’s Health Symposium. This virtual symposium, held over the course of two Saturdays – September 26 and October 3 – will focus on the social determinants of health and will include panel discussions, workshops and... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    Download Production Quality Video HEREWASHINGTON, DC – Last night, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) took to the Senate floor blasting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Republicans for ignoring the American people who are already voting, and ramming through another corporate judicial nominee to the Supreme Court, who could... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $5,700,000 in federal funding for the City of Toledo to remove lead and other health hazards in local homes to protect children and families from the life-long health effects of lead exposure. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funding will address lead... Read More
  • September 23, 2020

    WASHINGTON, DC — This week, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) re-introduced a bipartisan resolution to designate the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020, as ``Community School Coordinators Appreciation Week''.  Community schools are public schools that provide integrated student supports, well-designed... Read More