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Columbus Dispatch: Brown manufacturing bill passes House

A bill sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio and Roy Blunt, R-Mo., passed the House Monday. The bill would create a National Network of Manufacturing Innovation and bring together industry, higher education institutions, federal agencies and other levels of government to push manufacturing innovation.

The Hill: Senate passes bill to buy American-made flags

The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would require the federal government to buy only U.S. flags entirely made in America. Sen. Sherrod Brown introduced S. 1214, the All-American Flag Act. The Senate passed the measure through a unanimous consent agreement. It now heads to the House for further action.

Vindicator: Sen. Brown tours steel plant

Wearing a yellow helmet, green safety jacket and protective eyewear, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, visited Warren Steel Holdings LLC to tour the steel plant and meet with workers. “This is another example of the [Mahoning] Valley coming back,” Brown said. During Monday’s tour, Brown inquired about the process at the plant and how trade…

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Canton Repository: Senator Brown pays a visit to area manufacturer, wants to boost ties between education and industry

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown toured the Lauren Manufacturing facility on Monday, learning firsthand about the products the company makes. He also called for legislation to boost manufacturing throughout the state. “I’ve been curious about this company,” the Cleveland Democrat told members of the news media before the tour, adding that he had never been there…

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The Columbus Dispatch: Democrats flying in to check out Columbus for convention

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.

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.