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U.S. Congressional Tipoffs Involving Ohio Newsletter for Sunday September 08, 2019 ( 47 items )  

Brown and Murray Demand Answers From New CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Senators Brown and Murray want answers on Robert Cameron's track record of working for student loan servicer * * * U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, sent a letter to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau  more

Brown Announces More Than $1,000,000 for Firefighters in Hamilton County
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a total of $1,028,067 to four Hamilton County fire departments for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. Those awards include: * $649,863 to Cincinnati Fire Department and, * $88,300 to Harrison City Fire Depa  more

Brown Announces More Than $149,000 for Firefighters in Mount Vernon
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $149,954 to the City of Mount Vernon Division of Fire for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must support our   more

Brown Announces More Than $183,000 for Firefighters in Malta and McConnelsville
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $183,714 to the Malta-McConnelsville Volunteer Fire Department for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must sup  more

Brown Announces More Than $260,000 for Firefighters in North Canton
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $266,666 to North Canton for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must support our first-responder organizations  more

Brown Announces More Than $400,000 for Firefighters in Lake County
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $413,115 to three Lake County fire departments for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. Those awards include: * $154,545 to the City of Willoughby Division of Fire * $174,761 to Madison Township Division of F  more

Brown Announces More Than $491,000 for Firefighters in Springfield
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $491,913 to Springfield for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must support our first-responder organizations   more

Brown Announces More Than $55,000 for Firefighters in Sugarcreek
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $55,714 to the Sugarcreek Township Division of Fire for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must support our fi  more

Brown Announces More Than $80,000 for Firefighters in Goshen Township
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $80,952 to Goshen Township for vehicle acquisition through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must support our first-responder organizations  more

Brown Announces More Than $813,000 for Firefighters in Norwalk
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $813,363 to Norwalk for a regional request through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. "Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families," said Brown. "We must support our first-responder organizations so that  more

Brown Announces Nearly $400,000 for Firefighters in Franklin County
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a total of $390,360 to two Franklin County fire departments for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. Those awards include: * $131,428 to Mifflin Township Division of Fire and, * $258,932 to Prairie Township D  more

Brown Announces Nearly $7,400,000 in Federal Emergency Funds for Highway Repairs in Ohio
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced $7,389,541 in federal emergency funding to the state of Ohio for reimbursement for eligible expenses. The funds will help repair and reconstruct highways and roads on federal land in various sites across Ohio that suffered damages from natural disasters earlier this year. "It's important that we improve the safety and integrity of our infrastructure after natura  more

Brown Announces Nearly $760,000 for Firefighters in Cuyahoga County
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a total of $759,782 to seven Cuyahoga County fire departments for operations and safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) Program. Those awards include: * $52,380 to University Heights Fire Department * $62,863 to Maple Heights Fire Dep  more

Brown Hosts Roundtable in Columbus as Trump Administration Pulls Funding From Ohio Healthcare Facilities
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Title X Funding Helped Ensure Nearly 100,000 Ohioans Received Critical Healthcare in 2017 * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio to host a roundtable discussion in Columbus with healthcare providers and patients as the Trump Administration is pulling funding from Ohio healthcare facilities that provide cancer screenings and other critical care.   more

Brown Hosts Roundtable in Mansfield as He Introduces Legislation to Empower Workers in the Face of Increased Automation
MANSFIELD, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Brown's Bill Ensures Workers Receive Advanced Notice, Increased Training when Companies Decide to Adopt New Technology; Brown Met with Local Ohioans to Discuss His Legislation, Ways to Support Workers as Companies Turn to Automation * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a roundtable discussion in Mansfield as he prepares to introduce legislation to provide critical resources to   more

Brown Hosts Roundtable in St. Clairsville as He Introduces Legislation to Empower Workers in the Face of Increased Automation
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Brown's Bill Ensures Workers Receive Advanced Notice, Increased Training when Companies Decide to Adopt New Technology; Brown Met with Local Ohioans to Discuss His Legislation, Ways to Support Workers as Companies Turn to Automation * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a roundtable discussion in St. Clairsville as he prepares to introduce legislation to provide critical r  more

Brown Slams Trump Administration for Abusing Federal Waivers to Help Big Oil at Expense of Farmers
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - This Week, Brown Wrote to EPA Criticizing Abuse of Waivers, Harming Ohio Farmers, Rural Communities * * * This week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) slammed the Trump Administration for abusing the use of federal waivers to help big oil while undercutting farmers and rural economies. The Administration is using 'small refinery waivers' to grant exemptions to the Renewable Fuel Standard for some of  more

Brown to Trump: Do Not Raise Mortgage Rates for Working Families
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Senator Says White House Housing Plan would Make Mortgages More Expensive and Harder to Get * * * Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) - ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs - slammed President Trump's housing finance reform proposal as another industry giveaway that would destabilize the economy, raise mortgage and rent costs and limit access to mortga  more

Brown Visits Toledo Workers as He Introduces Legislation to Empower Workers in the Face of Increased Automation
TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Brown's Bill Ensures Workers Receive Advanced Notice, Increased Training when Companies Decide to Adopt New Technology; Brown Met with Local Ohioans to Discuss His Legislation, Ways to Support Workers as Companies Turn to Automation * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) held a press conference in Toledo as he prepares to introduce legislation to provide critical resources to workers when   more

Experts Join Joyce to Discuss Threats Posed By, Plans to Prevent Invasive Species in Lake Erie
PERRY, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Rep. David Joyce, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Yesterday, experts and stakeholders from Northeast Ohio's environmental, natural resources and angling community joined Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) in a roundtable discussion on the threats posed to Lake Erie by Asian carp and proposed efforts to prevent further harm by them. Participants included Ohio Environmental Council Water Resources Director Pete Bucher, Alliance for the Great Lakes Policy Director Cr  more

In Columbus, Portman Delivers Remarks at Maryhaven's Restoring Lives Breakfast
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Portman Highlights His Efforts to Secure $1 Million for Maryhaven Through the Bipartisan 21st Century CURES Law * * * Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) was in Central Ohio, where he delivered remarks at Maryhaven's Restoring Lives Breakfast. Maryhaven is Central Ohio's largest and most comprehensive behavioral health services provider specializing in addiction recovery. "I enjoyed seeing s  more

In Columbus, Portman Hosts Ohio Faith-Based Security
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Conference Highlights Best Practices for Protecting and Securing Religious Institutions * * * Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman hosted an Ohio Faith-Based Security Conference to facilitate a conversation with federal and state security experts and stakeholders on best practices for how to prepare, prevent, respond, and recover from potential adverse events. The conference was comprised of a panel di  more

In Paulding County, Portman Tours Haviland Companies, Meets With Leadership & Employees
HAVILAND, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Portman Holds Discussion on the Economy & Manufacturing in Ohio * * * Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), toured Haviland Companies, a company that produces nursery containers using recycled plastics for the horticulture industry all across North America and abroad. Following the tour, Portman met with the company's leadership and employees to discuss the economy and manufacturing in Ohio. "  more

In Seneca County, Portman Participates in Discussion With Local Leaders on the Frontlines of the Drug Crisis
TIFFIN, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Nearly $790,000 in Federal Opioid Funding Portman Fought For Has Been Awarded to Local Mental Health and Recovery Services Board in Recent Years * * * Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) participated in a discussion with leadership from the Seneca, Sandusky, and Wyandot Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, first responders, local elected leaders, and other regional stakeholders on the front  more

In Van Wert, Portman Tours Vantage Career Center, Highlights Efforts to Boost Skills Training
VAN WERT, Ohio, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Portman Discusses Workforce Development with Career Center Leadership & Its Students * * * Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) toured Vantage Career Center. During the tour, Portman met with the Center's leadership and students to discuss Career and Technical Education and how his bipartisan JOBS Act legislation will help more Ohioans get the skills and training they need to find in-demand job  more

Ohio Workers Back Brown's Worker's Right to Training Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Brown's Bill Ensures Workers Receive Advanced Notice, Increased Training when Companies Decide to Adopt New Technology; Brown Toured the State to Discuss His Legislation, Ways to Support Workers as Companies Turn to Automation * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) wrapped up a statewide tour as he prepares to introduce legislation to provide critical resources to workers when companies deci  more

Portman Applauds $4.4 Million CDC Grant to Cuyahoga County Board of Health to Combat Opioid Addiction
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) applauded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for awarding a $4.4 million Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) grant to the Cuyahoga County Board of Health. OD2A is a three-year cooperative funding agreement that focuses on the complex and changing nature of the opioid overdose epidemic and highlights the need for an interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and cohesive  more

Portman Applauds $5.3 Million CDC Grant to Hamilton County Public Health to Combat Opioid Addiction
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) applauded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for awarding a $5.3 million Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) grant to Hamilton County Public Health. OD2A is a three-year cooperative funding agreement that focuses on the complex and changing nature of the opioid overdose epidemic and highlights the need for an interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and cohesive publi  more

Portman Applauds Nearly $4 Million CDC Grant to Franklin County Public Health to Combat Opioid Addiction
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) applauded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for awarding a $3.97 million Overdose Data to Action (OD2A) grant to Franklin County Public Health. OD2A is a three-year cooperative funding agreement that focuses on the complex and changing nature of the opioid overdose epidemic and highlights the need for an interdisciplinary, comprehensive, and cohesive publ  more

Portman, Shaheen Lead Ukraine Caucus Leadership Letter Urging Administration to Release Military Security Assistance Funds for Ukraine
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), co-chair of the Senate Ukraine Caucus, and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), the lead Democrat of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation, sent a letter today with Ukraine Caucus co-chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) to the Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney, urging the Trum  more

Rep. Joyce Applauds $13.1 Million in CDC Grants Awarded to Ohio Dept. of Health, Cuyahoga County Board of Health to Battle Opioid Crisis
BAINBRIDGE, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Rep. David Joyce, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, Congressman Dave Joyce (OH-14) applauded the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for awarding a combined $13,110,102to the Ohio Department of Health and the Cuyahoga County Board of Health to prevent opioid-related overdoses and deaths. Of that $13.1 million, which aims to advance the understanding of the opioid overdose epidemic and scale-up prevention and response activities, $8,698,5  more

Rep. Ryan Blasts Trump for Stealing Military Construction Funding for Vanity Border Wall
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Trump Administration is taking $3.6 billion from 127 military projects * * * Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) blasted President Donald Trump for stealing $3.6 billion in appropriated military funding to build the wall along the United States' southern border. According to the Department of Defense, the Administration is taking money from 127 military projects that would repair and upgrade military bases abro  more

Rep. Ryan Congratulates Boardman-Native Jan Brown on Being Elected Commander of AMVETS
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 3 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) congratulated Boardman resident Jan Brown for her election as American Veterans' (AMVETS) National Commander. The election marks a significant milestone in AMVETS' history as Commander Brown is the first female commander in the organization's history. She was elected at the 2019 - 2020 National Commander during AMVETS' 75th Annual National Convention in Louisville, KY, August 24.   more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Chronic School Absenteeism
WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA) introduced the bipartisan Chronic Absenteeism Reduction for Every School (CARES) Act (H.R 4220). Chronic absenteeism is defined as missing ten percent or more of the school year and has been found to negatively impact school performance, high school graduation rates, and overall student success into adulthood. The Department of Education found that n  more

Rep. Ryan Introduces Teacher Health and Wellness Act
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Representatives Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Mike Bost (R-IL) introduced the Teacher Health and Wellness Act (H.R. 4221). This bi-partisan legislation provides support for teachers by creating a pilot study at the National Institute of Health aimed at reducing teacher stress, increasing teacher health, and ultimately boosting student achievement. To view the bill text, click here. High levels of stress are adversely affect  more

Rep. Ryan Praises Partnership Between Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center and Hyperion Motors
WARREN, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Congressman Tim Ryan (OH-13) praised a new partnership between Tech Belt Energy Innovation Center (TBEIC) and Hyperion Motors. A hydrogen car company based out of Orange, California, Hyperion Motors is developing a car that can drive 400 miles and refuel in three minutes. During an event in Warren, Hyperion Motors gave a high level presentation of their product and signed a Client Engagement Letter to signify off  more

Rep. Stivers Issues Statement on Policy Guidance on Definition of Residency
WASHINGTON, Aug. 29 -- Rep. Steve Stivers, R-Ohio, issued the following statement on the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service's policy guidance on the definition of residency: "This policy update from USCIS altering the requirements for the citizenship of children born abroad and adopted by U.S. citizens is misguided and a disservice to those who make a tremendous commitment to our nation. "It creates uncertainty, red tape, and bureaucratic confusion for families of our brave men and women in   more

Rep. Wenstrup Submits Op-Ed: Gratitude and Grit
WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 -- Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, issued the following op-ed: "I believe we live in a great country, a country that's great enough to help a man financially when he's in trouble. But lately, I've had some good fortune, and I'm back in the black. I just thought I should return it." That country is our own United States of America. The quote is from Russel Crowe, portraying the real-life story of James Braddock, an American boxing sensation. The 2005 film, Cinderella Man, chron  more

Rep. Wenstrup, U.S. Surgeon General Adams Discuss Ohio Efforts to Combat Opioid Crisis
CINCINNATI, Ohio, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Brad Wenstrup, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Yesterday, Congressman Brad Wenstrup, D.P.M. (OH-02), welcomed U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams, M.D., M.P.H. to Cincinnati to see firsthand Ohio's promising efforts in combating opioid abuse. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently awarded grants to three local health centers for their substance abuse programs, which have shown success helping individuals beat addiction.  more

Reps. Latta, Loebsack, Long and McEachin Introduce Legislation to Improve Broadband Data Maps
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Rep. Robert E. Latta, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, Representatives Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) and Dave Loebsack (IA-02) introduced bipartisan legislation that would improve the accuracy of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) broadband availability maps. The "Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act (HR 4229)'' will improve the accuracy of FCC broadband data maps by changing the way broadband data is collected.  more

Sen. Brown Announces More Than $55.5 Million to Address Ohio Opioid Crisis
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Funds Will Help Expand Access to Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Across the State * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has released an additional installment of State Opioid Response (SOR) grants that includes a $55,790,598 grant to the Ohio Department of Health to address the addiction crisis in Ohio. These funds wi  more

Sen. Brown Commends Civil Rights Community's Housing Finance Reform Proposals
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: Today, following the release of a letter (https://www.banking.senate.gov/download/civil-rights-group-letter) from civil rights and advocacy organizations on guiding principles of housing finance reform, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) - ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs -applauded their work to ensure access to sustainable, affordable rental and homeownership opp  more

Sen. Brown Commends Civil Rights Community's Housing Finance Reform Proposals
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, issued the following news release: Today, following the release of a letter from civil rights and advocacy organizations on guiding principles of housing finance reform, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) - ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs -applauded their work to ensure access to sustainable, affordable rental and  more

Sen. Brown Hosts Roundtable in Youngstown as He Introduces Legislation to Empower Workers in Face of Increased Automation
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, Sept. 5 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, issued the following news release: * * * - Brown's Bill Ensures Workers Receive Advanced Notice, Increased Training when Companies Decide to Adopt New Technology; Brown Met with Local Ohioans to Discuss His Legislation, Ways to Support Workers as Companies Turn to Automation * * * Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) hosted a roundtable discussion in Youngstown as he prepares to introduce legislation to provide critical resources t  more

Sen. Feinstein: Senate Democrats Push for Action on North Korea Violations of U.N. Resolutions
WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 -- Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-California, issued the following news release: Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) joined Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), Jack Reed (D-R.I.) and Mark Warner (D-Va.) to send a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to intensify efforts to build a durable pathway towards diplomatic denuclearization of North Korea. The senator  more

Sen. Portman Announces $55.8 Million in New Funding for Ohio to Help Combat the Opioid Epidemic
WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 -- Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, issued the following news release: U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) announced that the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded $1.8 billion in grants to help states fight the drug epidemic, including $55.8 million for the state of Ohio. This includes funding HHS through the State Opioid Response Grant (SOR) program, formerly known as the 21st Century CURES Act, which has been used by states to increase access to naloxone and support   more

Sens. Brown and Murray Demand Answers From New CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman
WASHINGTON, Sept. 3 -- Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, ranking Democratic member of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee, issued the following news release: * * * - Senators Brown and Murray want answers on Robert Cameron's track record of working for student loan servicer * * * U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee and Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and  more