U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke about unemployment insurance in Dayton last week.
The U.S. Congress is on its way to a budget deal a couple weeks ahead of the January 1, 2014 deadline, but the deal doesn’t include extending emergency unemployment benefits. That means around 40,000 Ohioans could see their payments end this month.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) speaks about the importance of EpiPens at Dayton's River's Edge Montessori.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) was in Dayton Thursday promoting a newly-passed federal law that aims to protect kids with allergies. Brown is also urging passage of a state law in Ohio that would make the allergy drug epinephrine, usually known as the EpiPen, widely available in schools.
The Congressional panel dealing with budget negotiations met this week for the first time to avoid another potential government shutdown and maintain federal funding. The spending bill as it stands now will keep the government open until January 15. U.S.
Washington authorities are still trying to learn more about yesterday's incident at the Capitol, where a driver sped away from police and crashed, after a brief chase and a volley of gunfire.
Ohio Democratic Senator Sherrod Brown was among those moved away from the Hart Senate Office Building when shots rang out. He was walking outside with Democratic Senators Robert Casey of Pennsylvania and Jeff Merkley of Oregon.
A coalition supporting same-sex marriage announced a new initiative yesterday in Ohio’s three largest cities.
A couple dozen supporters gathered outside Trinity Cathedral in downtown Cleveland, as organizers announced the creation of “Why Marriage Matters Ohio”. Its goal is to educate state residents on marriage equality, and help build support to overturn Ohio’s ban on gay marriage. The ban was approved by nearly two-thirds of voters in 2004.