WKYC: Ohio’s Sherrod Brown named to Senate Finance Committee

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WKYC: Ohio’s Sherrod Brown named to Senate Finance Committee

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was selected by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to serve on the Senate Finance Committee.

The Senate Finance Committee handles matters relating to: taxation and other revenue measures; bonded debt of the United States; customs, collection districts, and ports of entry and delivery; reciprocal trade agreements; tariff and import quotas; the transportation of dutiable goods; deposit of public moneys; general revenue sharing; health programs under the Social Security Act, including Medicare, Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) and other health and human services programs financed by a specific tax or trust fund; and national social security.

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