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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]