Senators Brown And Warren Raise Alarm About Ongoing Irs Failure To Fix The Free File Program

Washington, DC, Nov. 15 - United States Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a member of the Senate Finance Committee, and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sent a follow-up letter to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner Charles P. Rettig after new reports revealed that for-profit tax preparation companies in the Free File Alliance (FFA) continue to use tricks and traps to charge low- and moderate- income families fees to file their taxes, and that the IRS refuses to address the glaring failures that allow tax preparation companies to prioritize their profits over their commitment to providing a free filing option for low-income taxpayers.

Policy Matters Ohio - Saturday Stats: We’re hiring

* 1,000: Ohio employers cut 1,000 jobs last month, according to Hannah Halbert’s JobWatch. That's been the story in five of the last 10 months. Sure sounds like a downturn to us! Ohio’s sluggish economy makes a strong case for state lawmakers to protect Ohioans from a recession by doing things like extending unemployment insurance to low-wage workers.

Committee formed to ensure accurate census count

LAKE COUNTY – In an effort to ensure every single resident of Lake County is included in the 2020 census, a resolution creating the Lake County Complete Count Committee was passed by the Board of Commissioners Oct. 31.

Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Appreciation Day Advances in House

COLUMBUS, Oct. 30 — The Ohio House Transportation Committee today heard sponsor testimony recommending the passage of Ohio House Concurrent Resolution 14, establishing September 7 as Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Seaway Appreciation Day.

Brown Bill To Reduce Sudden Infant Death Rates Passes Senate Committee

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 31 – Today, the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D-OH) bipartisan legislation to tackle sudden and unexpected deaths that occur during infancy, including Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).

Brown Secures Key Wins To Increase Public Safety In Senate Appropriations Package Passed Today

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 31 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that he helped secure important victories for Ohio to increase public safety and better protect Ohio law enforcement in a Senate appropriations package that passed today. The House and Senate versions of these appropriations packages will need to be reconciled before a final spending bill goes to the President for his signature.