WKBN: Sen. Sherrod Brown touts new legislation to feed needy families

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U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) recently exhorted the heads of three government regulatory agencies (the Federal Reserve, OCC, and FDIC) to protect the rules that require the largest financial institutions to hold more capital, thus limiting the same risk-taking the led to the financial crisis of seven years ago, according to an announcement on Brown’s website.

Brown wrote a letter urging Fed Chairman Janet Yellen, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg, and Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry to resist the clamoring of Wall Street banks to weaken those minimum capital requirement rules, which Brown believes would expose taxpayers to more bailouts similar to those that occurred in 2008.

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 […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, an Ohio Democrat, is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. Brown’s endorsement could matter among Ohio primary voters next March as Clinton vies with Bernie Sanders for the party’s nomination. Brown has long embraced the progressive label, taking positions more often affiliated with colleagues such as Sanders, of Vermont, […]

Racial justice and gender equality, issues important to a large and increasingly vocal bloc of the national electorate, finally made it to the presidential debate stage in Tuesday’s face-off between the candidates for Democratic nomination. “I believe in equal pay for equal work for women,” Hillary Rodham Clinton declared in her opening statement. “Black lives […]