News and Sentinel: U.S. Senate Steel Caucus announced

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News and Sentinel: U.S. Senate Steel Caucus announced

U.S. senators from West Virginia, Ohio, Alabama and Pennsylvania have formed the new Senate Steel Caucus.

Sens. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., and Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., will be chairmen and Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., will be vice chairmen.

The steel industry is pivotal to Ohio’s already strong manufacturing base, Brown said.

“I will continue to fight for Ohio steel producers and workers, especially against unfair imports,” Brown said. “Our state is adding manufacturing jobs for the first time since the 1990s and the Steel Caucus will help to continue that progress.”

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