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Women Deserve Equal Pay for Equal Work

The Equal Pay Act was signed into law by President John F. Kennedy 52 years ago this month, so you’d think by now women who do the same work as men would get paid the same wages — wouldn’t you? Unfortunately, you’d be wrong. In Ohio, women earn 82.7 cents to the dollar compared to…

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Blog Post: How Trade is Like a Baseball Game

If you haven’t already seen it, check out below to read Sherrod’s op-ed in the Jackson County Times-Journal about the dangers of fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership. And then make sure you click here and sign our petition to tell Congress that we don’t need another NAFTA. ———- Jackson County Times-Journal Tuesday, June 2, 2015 Columns: Sen…

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ICYMI, USA Today Op-Ed: Sen. Sherrod Brown: Trade pacts cost millions of jobs

“I want trade that strengthens America’s middle class and creates jobs.” – Sen. Sherrod Brown We shouldn’t give fast-track authority for more NAFTA-style deals if we can’t guarantee a level playing field for U.S. workers and manufacturers. And we shouldn’t greenlight the Trans-Pacific Partnership if we can’t guarantee that China won’t be able to gain…

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The Clermont Sun: Standing up for American jobs by addressing trade cheats

Op-ed: Sherrod’s reaching across the aisle to address Chinese currency manipulation and stand up for American jobs. This bipartisan plan could create five million jobs, increase our GDP by as much as $720 billion, and bolster American manufacturing—all at no cost to taxpayers. “Foreign companies who skirt the rules are actively undermining the effectiveness of…

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Rachel Maddow Show: Democrats see advantage in running on Obama economic record in 2016

On Thursday night’s episode of the The Rachel Maddow Show, Sherrod made the case for Democrats to take a strong position fighting for middle class families.

America should build its economy from the middle out, not the top down.

Sherrod said, “We know what works and we know what doesn’t, and we need to make that contrast much more strongly than we have.”

Columbus Business First: Fed plan to curb banks’ commodity trading ‘overdue and insufficient,’ Sherrod Brown says

The Federal Reserve on Tuesday unveiled plans to curb physical commodity activities at the country’s largest banks, though Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown says the move is too little too late.

Youngstown Vindicator: Camp Ravenna training center expected to get federal funds for expansion

A bipartisan Senate-House appropriations deal, if passed as expected this week, would bring $5.2 million for the Camp Ravenna Joint Military Training Center, said U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Avon.