Brown Calls on Congressional Leaders to Make Good on President’s Promise to Protect Retirement Savings in Tax Reform

WASHINGTON, D.C. Oct. 30, 2017 — Following recent reports that congressional Republicans are considering cuts to 401(k)s and other retirement plans in their upcoming tax bill, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) called on Republican leaders not to reduce or eliminate incentives for retirement savings. In a letter sent last week, Brown, along with U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Bob Casey (D-PA), expressed strong support for President Trump’s recent commitment to protect retirement savings plans. The letter is attached here.

Statement from Auditor Yost on House Passage of Legislation to Help Curb Fraud in Food Stamp Program

COLUMBUS, November 1, 2017– Auditor Yost issued this statement regarding the passage of House Bill 50 by the Ohio House:
“The food stamp program is a lifesaver for thousands of Ohioans, and we must do all we can to ensure the integrity of the program so the truly needy get the assistance they need. By requiring photos on these cards, we’ll deter the abuse of these cards by the unscrupulous – including drug dealers, and put food on the table of our financially troubled neighbors.”

States Seek to Add 12 New Defendants to Ongoing Federal Antitrust Lawsuit

COLUMBUS - Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and 45 other attorneys general today asked a federal court for permission to add 12 new defendants to an ongoing lawsuit accusing several generic drug makers of conspiring to reduce competition and inflate prices for certain pharmaceutical drugs.