Government Funding Deal Includes Key Wins Secured by Brown

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 15, 2019 - Last night, the U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan government funding deal that includes several key victories that U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) help secure. The measure passed the House last night and Brown is now calling on President Trump to sign the package into law.

Governor DeWine Names Director of Office of Child Welfare Transformation

COLUMBUS, Feb. 19 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today named Kristi Burre the Director of the Office of Child Welfare Transformation to lead Ohio’s child protection and foster care reform efforts, a role he created in an executive order he signed moments after being sworn in as governor.

Attorney General Yost Seeks to Recover Nearly $16M in Prescription Overcharges

COLUMBUS, Feb. 19, 2019 — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today initiated the first step in an effort to recover overcharges to the State for the cost of prescription drugs negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), beginning the process to collect nearly $16 million on behalf of the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation.

Jugo’s, Inc. Issues a Voluntary Recall

PARMA, Feb. 19, 2019 – Jugo’s, Inc. of Parma, OH announces a voluntary recall of an undetermined amount of Balkan Style Sausage that was produced without the benefit of state meat inspection.

Brown To Highlight Continuing Pension Fight With State Of The Union Guest

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that he will be joined at the State of the Union for the second year in a row by Rita Lewis. Rita’s late husband, Butch Lewis, was a Vietnam veteran, truck driver and Ohio Teamster, who died in 2015 while leading the fight to preserve the numerous pension plans that are on the brink of failure and threatened by massive cuts.