Brown Releases New Episode Of "Canarycast," Focused On Building A Strong Manufacturing Career Pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. November 9, 2018 - Today, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) released the sixth episode of his podcast, “Canarycast.” In the latest episode titled, “Building a Strong Manufacturing Career Pipeline,” Senator Brown moderates a discussion with Laurie Moline, the founder of the Get Connected program with United Way in Stark County, and two former Get Connected students who now work at the welding company Ohio Gratings, Paul Anderson and Kris Carter.

Brown Helps Broker Compromise To Protect Lake Erie, Reauthorize Coast Guard

WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 13 – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced the Senate moved forward on a compromise measure to maintain protections that help keep invasive species out of Lake Erie and to also reauthorize funding for the U.S. Coast Guard. An earlier version of the bill to reauthorize the Coast Guard included harmful language to weaken protections that keep invasive species out of Lake Erie.

Pike County Homicides: Family Arrested

WAVERLY, Nov. 13—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Pike County Sheriff Charles Reader, and Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk announced today that a husband, wife, and their two adult sons have been arrested for the murders of eight people in rural Pike County.

Brown Demands Answers On VA Processing Delays That Are Disrupting Veterans’ GI Bill Benefits

WASHINGTON, DC, Nov. 16, 2018 - U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) this week joined U.S. Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Michael F. Bennet (D-CO), and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) in urging the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert Wilkie to immediately address the severe backlog of living stipend and tuition payments for veterans receiving Post 9/11 GI Bill benefits.

Job growth continues, more needed to rebuild Ohio’s middle class

Seasonally adjusted data released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services show Ohio’s job growth picked up slightly in October, with the addition of 10,900 jobs, over a weak September. The state’s unemployment rate, which is generated from a separate survey, held steady at 4.6 percent.

Adult protective services need boost from state

Nov. 1 - Ohio’s rural areas, towns and cities are strengthened when aging Ohioans can stay connected to their communities. Ohio’s laws have changed to increase the number of people required to report elder abuse, and have added the growing problem of financial exploitation to the definition of elder abuse in Ohio.

November Most Dangerous Month for Deer Activity

COLUMBUS — Ohio Department of Insurance Director Jillian Froment and Ohio State Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Paul Pride are urging Ohioans to drive with caution in November, the leading month for deer-vehicle crashes in the state.