Brown Attempts to Pass Chip on Senate Floor, Republican Leadership Objects

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 20, 2018 – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Senate colleagues in calling up a clean extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) – a move that would have extended insurance coverage for 209,000 Ohio children outside of the failed budget process.

Brown Calls for Bipartisan Action Following State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. Jan. 30, 2018 - Following the State of the Union tonight, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is calling on President Donald Trump to take action, and offering to work with the President to address critical issues for Ohio, from protecting the pensions of more than a million American workers, to addressing Chinese steel overcapacity, to rebuilding crumbling infrastructure, to tackling the addiction epidemic.

Brown on Trump Davos Speech: Take Action on Steel Imports Now

CLEVELAND, Jan. 26, 2018 – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) applauded President Trump’s promise to enforce trade rules in a speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, today. Brown called on the President to follow up with immediate action in the pending 232 case on steel imports.

Federal tax overhaul puts Ohio kids at risk

Jan. 29, 2018 - This year, the federal tax overhaul becomes the law of the land. Experts estimate that over 10 years, it will add $1.5 trillion to the federal deficit. As lawmakers look for programs to cut to offset the costs, children could find themselves caught in the crosshairs.

Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation awards 6 grants

COLUMBUS, Jan. 31, 2018 – Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation recently awarded $17,000 in grants to six organizations to aid them in their efforts to promote and improve Ohio’s agricultural industry as well as make a difference in their communities.

PUCO Nominating Council makes recommendations to Gov. Kasich

COLUMBUS, Jan. 25, 2018 – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) Nominating Council today submitted the names of four finalists to be considered by Gov. John R. Kasich for the position of commissioner of the PUCO to fill a five-year term commencing on April 11, 2018.