47 min ago
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he has no interest in becoming president
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47 min ago
Brown Denies He's Eyeing Spot On National Ticket In 2016
Senator Sherrod Brown says "it's very cool" that several Ohioans are being mentioned to be on a national political ticket in 2016, but strongly denies it is something he's pursuing.
1 hr ago
The Columbus Dispatch
Brown backs legislation aimed at combating infant mortality
Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced new legislation this morning that he hopes will help combat the state's infant-mortality crisis, the latest in a string of efforts by local, state and federal officials.
1 hr ago
Good fracking day for American steel: Tariffs slapped on imported oil-country tubular goods
American steel companies complained they were losing market share in the booming market for steel tubes used in oil exploration because foreign manufacturers were dumping their tubes in the U.S. American steel companies won a victory Friday when the U.S. International Trade Commission slapped tariffs against steel tubes used for oil exploration ... (more)
4 hrs ago
New effort would use data to investigate Ohio's surging infant death rate
Sen. Sherrod Brown introduced the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center on Thursday.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality Issues Draft Water...
Sen. Brown Announces $2 Million in Emergency Federal Funds to Reduce Runoff and Outline Long-Term Plan to Improve Water Quality in Western Lake Erie Basin The office of Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has issued the following news release:U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur announced $2 million in new federal emergency funds to reduce ... (more)
Grants aimed at reducing runoff into Lake Erie
Farmers in 20 Ohio counties of the Lake Erie watershed will be able to walk into a county federal conservation agency office today and apply for grants paying $57 per acre to plant winter crops to keep fertilizer from washing into the rivers.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Senator Brown presents medals to Army veteran
ARMY VETERAN James Goshe of Findlay, left, received 12 medals and ribbons Tuesday honoring his time in the military.
KY Auditor Recommends CVG Reforms
After a nearly nine month long investigation, the Kentucky State Auditor is suggesting major changes to the board that governs the Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Portman, Brown did respond to Ottawa County's engineer
My article about Ottawa County sanitary engineer Kelly Frey's warnings back in March about algal bloom toxins in Lake Erie got good play in the newspaper and online , but not everybody was pleased.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Mayor says water crisis is similar to 9/11
Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins, in white shirt, meets with The Blade editorial board and a Blade reporter in his office Monday to discuss the Lake Erie algae problem that crip pled Toledo's wa ter sup ply on Aug. 2. Mr. Collins' chief of staff, Robert Reinbolt, is to the mayor's left.
Lawmakers demand more controls on Fed bailout power
A bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the Senate and the House of Representatives sent a letter to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, urging the Fed to rewrite its proposed rule on bailing out the "too big to fail" banks in the future.
Sen. Brown to present Findlay veteran with overdue service medals
A Findlay Iraq War veteran will be presented with eight overdue service medals and ribbons on Tuesday afternoon by Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio.
The Columbus Dispatch
Ohio's senators divided on how to fix Social Security
If you want to see the deep divisions in Washington on how to salvage Social Security, look no further than Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Sen. Rob Portman.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Smaller banks see regulatory relief after US elections
WASHINGTON: All but the biggest US banks could see relief from some financial reforms after the November elections even if control of the US Congress remains divided between Democrats and Republicans.Post-election committee leadership changes and growing momentum behind bipartisan fixes may lead to tweaks to the 2010 Dodd-Frank law for the smallest ... (more)
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Letter: George Will is refreshing in age of political darkness
In this era of jungle journalism, it is a rarity to find a conservative columnist such as George Will pronouncing a progressive senator such as Sherrod Brown, of Ohio, as worthy of respect and a shot at being president of the United States.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Smaller banks see regulatory relief after U.S. elections
All but the biggest U.S. banks could see relief from some financial reforms after the November elections even if control of the U.S. Congress remains divided between Democrats and Republicans.
Sen. Brown says he addressed Frey's concerns
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he responded to an Ottawa County engineer's concerns about algal bloom toxins in Lake Erie drinking water.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
'Ice Bucket Challenge' to raise money for ALS is sweeping the nation
People ride bikes, run, walk, even shave their heads to raise money for medical research.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Retired teacher honored with Bronze Star for service in Vietnam
He would occasionally bring in his Army uniform on Veterans Day, a link to his service in Vietnam decades ago.