Proposed farm bill could make thousands of Ohioans go hungry

In an effort to pay for lavish tax cuts for the wealthy under the Trump Tax law, the House Agriculture Committee passed Chairman Rep. Mike Conaway’s (R-Texas) Farm Bill, which threatens over 1.4 million Ohioans who rely on food assistance to get enough to eat.

Brown Takes Mulvaney To Task Over Attacks On Consumers

WASHINGTON, DC April 13, 2018 – During a Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee hearing yesterday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – who serves as Ranking Member on the committee – took the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Acting Director Mick Mulvaney to task for his efforts to roll back the agency’s mission to protect consumers.

FDA Answers Brown, Blumenthal, Durbin Call To Ban Deadly Powdered Caffeine

Washington, DC April 13, 2018 – U.S. Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Dick Durbin (D-IL) today announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will finally act to ban the retail sale of pure and highly concentrated bulk caffeine products in both powder and liquid forms.

Old Carlisle’s becomes huge headache for city

ASHTABULA – City Manager Jim Timonere said he is hopeful the city can get funds from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to seal off the former Carlisle’s Department Store, because of the danger to the public.