Brown Unveils Third Essay In Online Series, “Wall Street’s War On Workers: Stock Buybacks”

WASHINGTON, DC, June 13 – Last night, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) took to the Senate floor to unveil the newest essay in his online series titled, “Wall Street’s War on Workers”. This is the third essay in this series and focuses on stock buybacks and the ways in which large corporations use this tactic to withhold profits from workers, and instead keep more and more of those profits for their CEOs and Wall Street investors.

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Brown, Collins Introduce Bipartisan Legislation To Help Schools Access Locally Grown Foods

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 13 — Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Kids Eat Local Act, legislation to help increase schools access to locally grown foods by providing flexibility around the use of geographic preference in the National School Lunch Program. This would make it easier for schools to source “locally grown, locally raised and locally caught” food and farm products for their meal programs. U.S. Representatives Chellie Pingree (D-ME) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) have introduced the House version of the bill.

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Brown Leads Senate Dems In Introducing Resolution Recognizing June As LGBTQ Pride Month

WASHINGTON, D.C., June 12 – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) led 46 Senate Democrats in introducing a Senate resolution recognizing June as LGBTQ Pride Month. The resolution highlights the contributions LGBTQ individuals have made to American society, notes several major milestones in the fight for equal treatment of LGBTQ Americans, and resolves to continue efforts to achieve full equality for LGBTQ individuals.

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