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Wednesday | Townhall

Why It Matters That Obama Doesn't Hold Much Sway On Capitol Hill

Many analysts subscribe to the theory that the Congressional GOP is the main source of all dysfunction on Capitol Hill.

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Related Topix: US News, Publishing, Media, New Times, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat

Wednesday | WaterWorld

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)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Environmental, Environmental Quality, Waste Management, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Marcy Kaptur, Environmental Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

TheCourier.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Findlay, OH, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Hancock County, OH, US Military, US Army, Life, Veteran Affairs

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown, Toledo, OH

WKRC-AM Cincinnati

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.

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Related Topix: CVG, Computers, Advertising, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Cincinnati, OH, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown

WTVG-TV Toledo

Kaptur/Brown announce $2M to fight phosphorous runoff

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur joined Senator Sherrod Brown Tuesday to announce $2 million in funding from the federal government to help farmers.

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Related Topix: Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Agriculture, Science, Ohio, Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters

Sandusky Register

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.

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Related Topix: Ottawa County, OH, Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

WTVG-TV Toledo

Norwalk says algae in reservoir is decreasing

Norwalk Public Works says an algae bloom situation is getting better in a northern reservoir.

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Related Topix: Weather, Hailstorm, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Agriculture, Science, Indiana

Toledo Blade

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.

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Related Topix: Toledo, OH, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Rob Portman, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, Environmental Law, Law

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WTVG-TV Toledo

Federal funding headed to NW Ohio to improve water quality

Bill Myers and his family members have been growing beans, corn, alfalfa hay and wheat on their 2,000 acres since the 1800's at Myers Farms in Oregon.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Marcy Kaptur, US House of Representatives, Oregon, OH, Lucas County, OH, Agriculture, Science

Housing Wire

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.

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Related Topix: Edward Markey, US Politics, Michael Capuano, US News, US House of Representatives, Stephen Lynch, Democrat, David Vitter, US Senate, Republican, Sherrod Brown

TheCourier.com

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Findlay, OH, Life, Veteran Affairs, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Hancock County, OH

Ohio Newspaper Association

Brown and other senators urge delay of planned postal center closures, including one in Akron

From The Akron Beacon JournalU.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and 49 other senators are urging the delay of the planned closure of several U.S. Postal Service processing centers, including one in Akron.The senators sent a letter today to the chairmen and ranking members of the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Subcommittee on Financial ... (more)

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Ohio

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Times

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)

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Related Topix: US News, Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking, Financial Services, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Ohio

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Advocate

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Immigration Reform

Thu Aug 14, 2014

West Australian

Analysis - Smaller banks see regulatory relief after US 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.

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Related Topix: US News, Pnc Financial Services GroupThe, Banking, Financial Services, US Politics, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Barney Frank, Democrat, US Senate, Ohio

Ohio.com

Brown and other senators urge delay of planned postal center closures, including one in Akron

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and 49 other senators are urging the delay of the planned closure of several U.S. Postal Service processing centers, including one in Akron.

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Related Topix: Akron, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sandusky Register

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.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Ottawa County, OH, Senator Rob Portman, Republican, Marcy Kaptur

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Washington Examiner

A showdown is coming over Social Security, but it's not about retirement

The trust fund for the disability program will run out in late 2016, Social Security's Board of Trustees warned in late July.

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Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Retirement, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Ron Wyden, Democrat, Orrin Hatch, Republican

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