Ohio senators push Chinese currency bill

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Ohio senators push Chinese currency bill

WKSU – Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown got 62 of his fellow senators to vote for the bill. It would require trade deals to calculate the question of whether a country’s currency  is being kept artificially low — along with its export prices.

Now he needs the House to go along with the bill. And he says he he’s spoken with  Dave Camp, the Republican Michigan congressman who chairs the House Ways and Means Committee.

“And he supports it. But Speaker Boehner has not yet been convinced. And we know that it will pass overwhelmingly, bipartisanly, if we can get it scheduled for a floor vote in the House.”

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