Toledo Blade – The kids are all right: Child tax credit aids 94% of Toledo families

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If you have kids, check your bank account on Thursday. There’s a pretty good chance you’ll see $250 or $300 in your account with the letters “CTC” in the line item. That’s because for the first time ever, we are recognizing raising kids as essential work with a bigger Child Tax Credit (CTC) for more […]

Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, hasn’t forgotten the Great Recession. In the first half of 2007, Brown recalls, there were more foreclosures in his hometown than anywhere else in the country. It was a period that led to the Global Financial Crisis: Millions of Americans lost their homes, while banks and other corporate sectors were rescued […]

“Bank CEOs blistered by Sen. Sherrod Brown to do more for public” – Bloomberg Last week for the first time ever, the Senate Banking and Housing Committee held a hearing with the CEOs from the six largest banks in our country. I asked JP Morgan’s CEO why he makes 900 times more than his company’s lowest paid worker. […]

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown on Wednesday accused the chief executives of the nation’s six largest banks of profiting at the expense of everyday workers, noting the CEO-to-median worker pay ratio is now 320-1. “Profits have gone up, stock prices have soared, your own compensation is stratospheric – but workers get a smaller […]

Vice President Kamala Harris arrived at the 1819 Innovation Hub in Cincinnati Friday afternoon for a roundtable discussion. She was joined by Sen. Sherrod Brown and public transportation leaders. The roundtable discussion was centered around infrastructure and public transportation. “I think about good transit equals vibrant communities,” Harris said. “So if we think about it […]