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Sen. Brown Pushes For Premium Pay For Frontline Workers

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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) speaks to Cincinnati Edition about a proposal to create a COVID-19 "Hero's Fund" that would provide premium pay to reward, retain and recruit employees who are working on the frontlines of the pandemic. Sen. Brown said he hopes this plan will be included as part of a future stimulus package.

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