Governor DeWine Announces Launch of Top Jobs List

COLUMBUS, Aug. 3 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced today the launch of Ohio’s Top Jobs List. The list combines Ohio’s In-Demand Jobs and newly created Critical Jobs into one list of prioritized job sectors.

BROWN, COLLEAGUES PUSH TO EXTEND SCHOOL MEAL PROGRAM WAIVERS FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 30 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined his colleagues in urging the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to extend school lunch program waivers for the 2020-2021 school year, in order to help provide school meal program directors and staff the certainty they need to plan the upcoming year and adjust meal distribution.

Statement from Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on CARES Act Funding

COLUMBUS, July 27 — The following statement may be attributed to Attorney General Dave Yost regarding the Ohio Senate’s allocation of $8.75 million from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to support rape crisis centers and domestic violence shelters in Ohio, in addition to $1 million to combat COVID-19 scams throughout the state.

BROWN BLASTS SENATE GOP PROPOSAL THAT PUTS CORPORATE INTERESTS OVER STRUGGLING OHIOANS AMID PANDEMIC

WASHINGTON, DC, July 28 – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) blasted the newly-released GOP coronavirus proposal, which is completely inadequate when it comes to addressing the ongoing health crisis and economic crisis. Brown will continue fighting for Ohio workers, families and communities in any future stimulus package and will push for provisions that puts Ohio, not Wall Street, first.

BROWN INTRODUCES LEGISLATION TO INCREASE U.S. PRODUCTION OF PPE, BETTER PREPARE COUNTRY FOR FUTURE EMERGENCIES

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 29 – Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) introduced legislation, the Protecting American Heroes Act, to help increase the U.S. stockpile of personal protective equipment (PPE) and allow for a quick ramp up of American production of PPE in any future emergency. Brown’s bill focuses on strengthening the Strategic National Stockpile, a national stockpile of critical emergency medical supplies like PPE.

Statement from Gov. DeWine on Hydroxychloroquine

COLUMBUS, Ohio —Ohio Governor Mike DeWine issued the following statement regarding the new rule issued by the Ohio Board of Pharmacy regarding the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19: