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Friday Apr 18 | Herald Star Online

SFD receives federal grant

The city fire department has received $1,185,794 from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response program that will allow the department to retain three firefighters and hire six additional firefighters for the next two years.

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Related Topix: Fire, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steubenville, OH, West End (Washington, DC)

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Daily Herald

$18M released to expand access to credit for small businesses, manufacturers

Thursday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown , chair of the Senate Banking Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, announced the availability of more than $18 million in new federal funding to help Ohio small business and manufacturers grow operations and create jobs by increasing access to available credit.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Banking, Financial Institutions, Financial Services

Cleveland.com

Ohio offers more money for small business loans, using once-controversial funds

Ohio just got more than $18 million to loan to small businesses, which officials say should seed $180 million in private loans from banks.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Democrat, George Voinovich, Ted Strickland, Sherrod Brown, Ohio

Politico

Fed pressed on commodities rule - Yellen fears low inflation - Bush run depends on family

The National Association of Corporate Treasurers, which represents commodity end users, wrote a letter to the Fed strongly opposing a controversial proposed rule-making that could limit the ability of big banks to own physical commodities businesses.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Financial Markets

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Mortgage News Daily

Fed's Fisher Reiterates Support for Winding Down of Bond-Buying Stimulus

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Related Topix: MarketWatch, Startups, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Senator Elizabeth Warren, US House of Representatives, Sherrod Brown, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

The Washington Post

Senators Urge Fed to Ban Bank Ownership of Commodity Assets

U.S. banks including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. should be banned from owning commodities businesses because they could threaten the institutions and global supply chains, Senators Sherrod Brown and Elizabeth Warren told the Federal Reserve.

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Related Topix: Goldman Sachs, Financial Services, Investment Services, US Politics, US News, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Carl Levin, Science / Technology

American Banker

Brown, Warren Ask Regulators to Ban Banks from Owning Physical Assets

Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., urged regulators on Wednesday to tighten restrictions on banks involved in physical commodities markets.

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

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Cleveland.com

E-cigarette report details evidence of marketing that targets kids and teens, authors say

Reynolds American Inc., the maker of Vuse electronic cigarettes, is one of eight companies whose answers form the basis of a report issued this week by several members of Congress.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Family, Kids, US News, Teenagers, US Politics, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Norwalk Reflector

Legislation to help Delphi, steelworker retirees

The Senate Finance Committee has passed an amendment sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman that would extend the Health Coverage Tax Credit for retirees who lost their health care coverage - in addition to their pensions and other benefits - when the companies for which they worked either entered into bankruptcy or moved operations ... (more)

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

Cleveland.com

Ohio EPA says Cuyahoga River sediment must go in disposal facility this year, not Lake Erie

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is still concerned enough about pollution in the Cuyahoga River that it decided against allowing dredged sediments from the river and Cleveland Harbor to be dumped in Lake Erie.

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Related Topix: Marcy Kaptur, US Politics, Senator Rob Portman, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, Ohio, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Norwalk Reflector

Report: E-cigarette campaigns target children, teens

Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and 10 of his Congressional colleagues released a report that shows a dramatic increase in the marketing of electronic cigarettes - or e-cigarettes - to youth through candy and fruit flavored products, social media, and sponsorship of youth-oriented events.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Marketing, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration

Daily Kos

OH-Gov: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D) Calls On John Kasich (R) To Restore Funding To Planned Parenthood

There are 21 Planned Parenthood locations in Ohio, providing family planning, STI testing, and cancer screening services to hundreds of thousands of people.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, US Governors, John Kasich, Liberal Political News

Mother Jones

Triumph of the Drill: How Big Oil Clings to Billions in Government Giveaways

Over the past century, the federal government has pumped more than $470 billion into the oil and gas industry in the form of generous, never-expiring tax breaks.

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Related Topix: Oil & Gas, Chevron Corporation, Energy, US News, Outsourcing, US Politics, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Columbus Dispatch

Undocumented immigrants no longer deferring college dreams

Growing up, Paola Benefo thought of herself as a proud adopted American, benefiting because the U.S. is a melting pot of people from different countries, races and religions.

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Related Topix: Prison, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Berea College, Standardized Testing, Education

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Board will advise Crain's on minority-based issues

Crain's Cleveland Business has formed a minority advisory board to provide objective, constructive input on minority-based issues - a historic weakness in Crain's coverage and a recent flashpoint due to the lack of minority representation in a high-profile January feature in the newspaper.

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Related Topix: Newton Falls, OH, African-American, Asian-American, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Sandusky Register

Brown pitches community investment bill

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, has introduced legislation that would provide incentives for manufacturers to invest in local communities hit hard by factory closures in the recession.

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

Norwalk Reflector

Film industry credited with contributing $1 billion to Ohio's economy

With the cinema and television industries contributing nearly 33,000 jobs and more than $1.1 billion to Ohio's economy, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown helped include a provision to the Expiring Provisions Improvement Reform and Efficiency Act, legislation passed this week by the Senate Finance Committee.

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

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Credit.com

New Bill Would Mandate a Free Annual Credit Score

Americans would gain free access to their credit scores and new rights to challenge errors that keep scores low under a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.

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

The Columbus Dispatch

Sebelius resigns; successor already set

Kathleen Sebelius, the health and human services secretary, is resigning, ending a stormy five-year tenure marred by the disastrous rollout of President Barack Obama's signature legislative achievement, the Affordable Care Act.

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Related Topix: Kathleen Sebelius, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law, US Senate, Sherrod Brown, US House of Representatives, Democrat

The Medina Gazette

Breakfast highlights stories of foster care

"The group of kids who age out of the foster system do absolutely horribly," Medina County Job and Family Services Director Mead Wilkins said.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medina County, OH, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Medina, OH, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Drugs

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