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The Morning Journal: Sherrod Brown testifies for U.S. steelmakers in trade case

Brown included U.S. Steel among four Ohio companies, with JMC in Warren, TMK in Brookfield and Vallourec in Youngstown, that could go out of business because of unfair trade practices involving oil country tubular goods, or OCTG pipes.

WFMJ: Brown continues to fight for Delphi salaried retirees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Sherrod Brown is trying to expedite the process of getting the money that is owed to Delphi salaried retirees. Brown and his fellow senators are drafting a letter to put pressure on the U.S. Secretary of Labor to make a decision soon.

WFMJ: Senator Brown warns of road project delays if congress fails to act

BOARDMAN TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Critical funds used to repair roads and bridges in the Mahoning Valley could run out sooner than expected if Congress doesn’t find a way to replenish the Highway Trust Fund, an account that’s long been funded by gasoline taxes which haven’t been raised in over 20 years.

Plain Dealer: It’s time to expand Social Security, not cut it, Sen. Sherrod Brown says

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Democrats and their supporters must stand up to Republicans who want to dismantle or cut Social Security benefits – and then they must expand, not curtail, those benefits, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown said Tuesday.

Youngstown Vindicator: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for six-year transportation bill

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown wants Congress to act quickly on a long-term transportation bill to provide money to fix the nation’s highways and bridges, but the legislative body is focused on only a six-month extension. At a press conference Monday near the construction site of U.S. Route 224 and Interstate 680 in Boardman, a $5.8…

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Plain Dealer: U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown signs onto bill to negate Hobby Lobby decision

WASHINGTON, D. C. – A group of Democrats in the U.S. Senate including Ohio’s Sherrod Brown today announced they’ll introduce legislation to counteract the U.S. Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision that allows companies with religious objections to birth control to not provide it in their workers’ insurance coverage.

Plain Dealer: Skirmish won in battle to have federal government buy only American-made U.S. flags

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Shortly before Independence Day, lawmakers who want the federal government to buy only American-made U.S. flags won a skirmish in a legislative battle for that goal that’s lasted almost as long as the Revolutionary War itself. Last week, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs approved the “All-American Flag Act”…

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