Brown Welcomes House Passage Of Outsourcing Accountability Act, Urges Leader Mcconnell To Act To Hold Companies Accountable For Sending Jobs Overseas

WASHINGTON, DC, Oct. 21 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (OH) today welcomed the House of Representatives’ passage of the Outsourcing Accountability Act. The House passed this bill Friday afternoon and Brown urged Republican leadership to act rather than let this important legislation sit in Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s legislative graveyard.

Lt. Gov. Husted to Lead Economic Development Mission to London

COLUMBUS, Oct. 21 – Lt. Governor Jon Husted today announced that he will lead a delegation of economic leaders on a business development mission to London, United Kingdom October 26th through October 29th. The delegation includes senior leadership from JobsOhio as well as businesses and economic development leaders in Southeast Ohio and with the Stark County Minority Business Association.

National Teen Driver Safety Week Oct. 20-26

COLUMBUS – If you are a parent of a teenage driver, your child's safety is your first concern. Though you cannot always be by their side, you can take steps to help keep them safe behind the wheel. Educating yourself and your teen driver about the risks of unsafe driving can save lives and money.

Brown Urges Department Of Defense To Address Alarming Increase In National Guard Suicide Rate

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 22 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee, joined a bipartisan group of his colleagues in urging the Department of Defense (DOD) to address the increasing suicide rates among members of the National Guard, after a report released last month found the suicide mortality rate for National Guard members is consistently higher than that of Active Duty and Reserve members.

Report: Segregation and discrimination plague Midwest

Oct. 10 - In the 20th Century, people from around the world came to Ohio and the Midwest, seeking opportunity in the industrial boom. Among them were black Americans from the South. Manufacturing and unions helped create good jobs for many black workers, but discrimination and segregation limited that sharply. And when industrial jobs declined, black Midwesterners suffered the most.

Governor DeWine Reminds Ohioans About New License to Fly

COLUMBUS, Oct. 11 — Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) Registrar Charles Norman, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Ohio Security Director Donald Barker, and Columbus Regional Airport Authority President/CEO Joseph Nardone today reminded travelers that strengthened federal requirements surrounding air travel in the United States go into effect in less than one year.

Brown Challenges VA To Aggressively Combat Veteran Suicide Crisis Following Reported Increase

WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 15 — U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), a member of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee joined his colleagues in challenging the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to aggressively increase its efforts to connect veterans in Ohio and across the country with critical mental health care.
Last month, VA released new data detailing an increase in suicide rates among veterans in 2017.