Senator Sherrod Brown

Politics
8:04 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Brown Announces Bipartisan Amendment to Senate Immigration Bill

Businesses would have to prioritize hiring an American worker over a foreign one, under a bipartisan amendment announced Tuesday by U-S Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio.

Senator Brown says the amendment essentially restores language in the Senate’s immigration bill that requires companies offering positions to recruit AND hire qualified American workers ahead of foreign workers seeking H-1B visas.  The H-1B allows foreign workers with advanced degrees and specialized skills to work in the U.S., on a temporary three-year basis.  Last year, 135-thousand were issued in the country.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon March 18, 2013

WYSO Weekend: March 17, 2013

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for March 17, 2013 including the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney reports on reaction from local Catholics about the announcement of the new pope.

-Emily McCord reports on new efforts from Senator Sherrod Brown to speed up short sales of foreclosed homes.

-Jerry Kenney reports on the cancelation of the Freedom's Call Tattoo due to sequestration cuts.

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The Economy & Business
3:12 pm
Thu March 14, 2013

Senator Brown Introduces Plan To Address 'Underwater' Mortgages

Nearly 1 in 4 Ohio mortgages are underwater, according to numbers from real estate data company Zillow Inc. US Senator Sherrod Brown says that’s why he’s introducing legislation to speed up what’s known as short sales.

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Around the Miami Valley
11:41 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Senators Introduce Charles Young House legislation

The Wilberforce home of one of the most significant figures in African-American history is being considered for incorporation into the National Park System. The Charles P. Young house might soon get that honor.

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Politics
7:35 am
Tue February 12, 2013

Ohio Senators Weigh In on State of the Union

Ohio’s U.S. Senators weighed in Monday on what they hope to hear in President Obama’s State of the Union address. 

Democrat Sherrod Brown wants the president to focus on jobs, especially in the manufacturing sector.  He says the U.S. lost 5 million manufacturing jobs between 2000 and 2010, and has only gained back HALF a million.

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