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No to Trumpcare

Seven years ago the Affordable Care Act came into effect. For millions of Americans it meant that access to quality health care would become a reality. For those who were denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition, they were given an opportunity that for so long had been unreachable. For families, it meant they could…

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ICYMI: Article from The Columbus Dispatch

The Columbus Dispatch had some pretty nice things to say about Sherrod. “For Democrats, Sherrod Brown is key voice in Trump era.” “Ohio’s senior senator has emerged, along with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as one of the best-known Senate progressives willing to confront Trump.” “Brown connects with middle-class union workers.” Check out the rest of…

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Reject the Age Tax

The Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act is a mess — and it’s especially bad for seniors. Here’s how the New York Times summarized it: “While the tax credits in the Republican proposal are the most generous for older people — $4,000 for a 60-year-old compared with $2,000 for a 25-year-old — they…

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Working Too Hard for Too Little

Hard work isn’t rewarded the way it used to be in this country. People earn less, can’t save up for retirement. Wages and benefits have declined or stagnated. Workers feel less financially stable, even though they’re working harder and producing more than ever before. Sherrod has a plan to update our economic policies and turn…

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Thank a Veteran Today

Veterans and their families make so many sacrifices to answer the call of duty. They deserve leaders who stand up for them each day. Every day, I work to make sure veterans can access the benefits they have earned through their service. And while that’s an ongoing effort, today is Veterans Day, which means that…

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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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