Brown, Portman Reaffirm Commitment To Solving Pension Crisis

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Today, U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) released the following statements as they continue working together to find a solution to the pension crisis threatening 1.3 million Americans, 60,000 Ohioans, and thousands of small businesses around the country. Brown and Portman are both members of the House and Senate Joint Select Committee on Pensions.

Ohio Becomes First State in Nation to Accept Taxes via Cryptocurrency

COLUMBUS, Nov. 23 - For the first time in America, a state is enabling businesses the ability to leverage cutting-edge blockchain technology to pay taxes with cryptocurrency. With the launch of, Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel is making Ohio the first state in the nation, and one of the first governments in the world, to accept tax payments via cryptocurrency.