Brown Introduces Legislation to Protect Voters From Being “Purged”

WASHINGTON, DC, June 20, 2018 – U. S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), former Ohio Secretary of State, and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ranking Member of the Senate Rules Committee which has oversight jurisdiction over federal elections, today introduced the SAVE VOTERS Act to protect the constitutional rights of Americans from voter “purges.”

Brown Proposes Amendment To Require Va To Release Secret Nursing Home Quality Data Ahead Of Meeting With Va Secretary Nominee

WASHINGTON, DC June 20, 2018 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today joined a group of Senators in filing an amendment that would require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to Congress on the ratings given to VA-run nursing homes. Brown proposed the amendment to H.R. 5895, the Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs appropriations bill that is currently being considered on the Senate floor.

U.S. Supreme Court overturns outdated sales-tax rule

In a long overdue and long-awaited decision (South Dakota v. Wayfair), the U.S. Supreme Court today reversed obsolete precedents from 1967 and 1992 and empowered states to require online, catalog, and other remote retailers to collect sales tax on their sales to their residents even if the seller does not have employees or facilities in the state.