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Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) wants Congress to approve $100 billion in emergency rental assistance as part of the next federal coronavirus relief measure.

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is calling on the Treasury Department to give local leaders greater flexibility when it comes to spending federal rescue funding.

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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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Cincinnati Edition speaks with Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about the latest details inside the coronavirus stimulus bill and the need for additional resources and supplies for first responders working on the front lines of the coronavirus epidemic.

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The global pandemic of coronavirus/COVID-19 is requiring response from all levels of government, which has come with both compliments and some public disagreements.

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is criticizing Republican leaders for refusing to take up a paid sick leave measure proposed amid a growing outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus.

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President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address Tuesday night, touting a strong economy, job creation and his immigration policies, but made no mention of the impeachment trial that is expected to come to a close today.

When former President Bill Clinton was impeached in 1998, Senator Sherrod Brown was a representative in the U.S. House. Now as a Senator, he’ll be a juror in the trial of President Trump—deciding whether the impeached president should be removed from office.

Brown says the process has been much different this time.

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Cincinnati Edition talks with three area representatives: Senator Sherrod Brown updates listeners on events unfolding in Iran and legislative goals for the new year. Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley discuss their accomplishments for 2019 and a look ahead at 2020.

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Desk 88 has a storied history in the U.S. Senate, particularly for Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown.

The impeachment debate is drawing a big line between Republicans and Democrats. But the parties are working together on some bills. Ohio’s Republican and Democratic Senators talk about bipartisanship in a divided Washington D.C.

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is proposing legislation aimed at better protecting workers from abrupt notice of layoffs and work place closures.

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As the impeachment process ramps up in Washington, D.C. with the first public hearings held this week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joins Cincinnati Edition to weigh in.

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Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is introducing legislation in the Senate that would create a national network of African American burial grounds with a goal of helping fund maintenance and preservation efforts.

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Last weekend, Ohio's two U.S. Senators, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman, separately toured the detention camps on the border with Mexico and both came to the conclusion that conditions there constitute a "humanitarian crisis." But they differ on who is to blame and how to fix it.

WVXU's Senior Political Analyst Howard Wilkinson spoke with News Director Maryanne Zeleznik on the Ohioans' areas of agreement and disagreement.

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Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) told reporters on Monday that President Donald Trump is a racist. Butler County Sheriff Richard Jones disagrees.

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) says he was denied access to a Customs and Border Control detention facility that houses children over the weekend. Brown wanted to see the facilities holding children that some other lawmakers have described as cramped and smelly. Brown is telling reporters he blames top administration officials for wanting to keep him from seeing inhumane treatment there.

Sherrod Brown And Rob Portman To Visit U.S.-Mexico Border

Jul 10, 2019

Ohio's U.S. senators plan to visit the U.S.-Mexico border this weekend to observe firsthand the conditions at U.S. Customs And Border Protection detention facilities.

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is proposing a bill that would require overtime pay for any salaried worker making less than $51,064, a more than $15,000 increase to the Trump Administration's proposed threshold.

United States Sen. Sherrod Brown is requesting federal funds to help Dayton recover some of the city's costs associated with security for the May 25 Klan rally. In a letter to the U.S. Department of Justice, Brown wrote the city spent more than $650,000 to ensure the safety and security of people and property during, "the potentially volatile event.”

Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley says that while the city did not ask Brown to make the request, she's thankful for the help.

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