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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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WCPO: Sen. Sherrod Brown awards Bronze Star, Purple Heart to Ohio Vietnam veteran James Bond

The SET Act will ease the record-keeping burden on veterans, providing service members with an individualized document detailing when they were exposed to events — such as roadside bombings — that might later be connected to “invisible injuries.”

WTOV: Senate passes legislation that would update Workforce Investment Act

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio — United States Senator Sherrod Brown was in the Ohio Valley on Wednesday, where he announced that the Senate passed legislation that would update the Workforce Investment Act. The Act is designed to help dislocated workers acquire the skills for high-tech jobs in their region. Brown said there is a disconnect between workers…

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LimaOhio.com: Ensuring veterans receive the care they deserve

The SET Act will ease the record-keeping burden on veterans, providing service members with an individualized document detailing when they were exposed to events — such as roadside bombings — that might later be connected to “invisible injuries.”

ideastream: Sen. Sherrod Brown: Military Needs Better System for Reporting Traumatic Events

Senator Brown says if a soldier suffers a serious head injury in Iraq or Afghanistan, that injury is reported. And that report helps the soldier get a diagnosis from a doctor, and to file claims for insurance and disability.

Toledo Blade: Looking for protection from under the sun

During a conference call with reporters Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D., Ohio) said several Ohio companies manufacture safe sunscreen ingredients that have been used in Canada and Europe for years.