Loophole for retailers costs Ohio $60 million a year

Feb. 23, 2018 - Ohio gives out more than $9 billion a year in tax breaks. Many of these are unnecessary, outdated or unproductive. As the legislature’s new Tax Expenditure Review Committee prepares to review them all, Policy Matters Ohio is launching a new series, “Tax Break Take,” which takes a close look at select expenditures to determine whether the benefit (if any) is worth the cost.

Brown Invites President Trump to Ohio to Meet Steelworkers

CLEVELAND, Feb. 19, 2018 - U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) invited President Donald Trump to Ohio to see the devastation of unfair, cheap foreign steel imports on Ohio steel mills and steelworkers, as the President makes his decision in the Administration’s pending investigation into the impact of steel imports on national security, known as the “232” investigation.

Brown Secures Commitment From Administration To Help Solve Pension Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. Feb.16, 2018 – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) this week secured a commitment from Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin to work with Congress and the newly created Joint Select Committee on Pensions to help solve the pension crisis facing more than 60,000 Ohioans and 1.5 retirees and workers nationwide.

Congressman Dave Joyce Signs Bipartisan Letter to Protect the Great Lakes from Asian Carp

WASHINGTON, DC Feb. 8, 2018 - Today, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) along with 23 bipartisan Members of Congress, sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee leadership urging the Committee to include language directing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to complete and release the Chief’s Report Milestone for the Tentatively Selected Plan for the Brandon Road Study by no later than February 2019 in any Fiscal Year 2018 funding legislation.