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Sherrod Brown's Public Statements on Issue: Business and Consumers

Full Name: Sherrod C. Brown
Office: U.S. Senate (OH) - Sr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/07/2006
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2018
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Connie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 11/09/1952
Birth Place: Mansfield, OH
Home City: Avon, OH
Religion: Lutheran
Date Title
July 3, 2014 In Advance of Independence Day, Sen. Brown Calls for Congress to Pass Bill Requiring Federal Government to Buy U.S. Flags That are American Made
June 26, 2014 Durbin, Brown, Warren, Baldwin, Sanders: Tax Credits Would Go to Companies that Invest in American Workers, Not Ship Jobs Overseas
June 19, 2014 Sen. Brown Meets With Commerce Secretary to Urge Administration to Level Playing Field for Ohio Workers and Businesses by Enforcing Trade Law
June 16, 2014 Following Ohio Supreme Court Ruling on Payday Loans, Brown Calls for New Protections to Fight Back Against Predatory Lending Practices
June 14, 2014 10TV - New Concerns Over Rising Number Of Children Hurt In Shopping Cart Accidents
June 12, 2014 In Advance of Flag Day, Sen. Brown Calls for Congress to Pass His Bill Requiring Federal Government to Buy American Made Flags
June 11, 2014 Following Ohio Supreme Court Ruling on Payday Loans, Sen. Brown Reaffirms His Call for Consumer Panel to Protect Against Predatory Loans
June 10, 2014 Brown Presses CFPB on Efforts to Protect Ohio Families From Abusive Practices in Financial Services Industry
June 9, 2014 Letter to Robert Adler, Acting Chairman of the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission- With More than 24,000 Children Visiting the Emergency Room Each Year Due to Shopping Cart-Related Injuries, Brown Calls for Stronger Safety Standards
June 6, 2014 With Major Trade Case Looming, Sen. Brown Joins Local Business Leaders and Steelworkers to Urge Obama Administration to Protect Mahoning Valley Manufacturers from Unfair Foreign Competition
June 4, 2014 Following Petition by United Steelworkers, Sen. Brown Urges Administration to Protect Ohio Tire Makers from Unfairly Subsidized and Dumped Chinese Tires
June 3, 2014 Letter to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance of the International Trade Administration- Work Towards Eliminating Oversupply of Steel that Threatens American Industry and Jobs
May 28, 2014 Brown Applauds Commerce Announcement Naming Southwest Ohio Aerospace a Manufacturing Community
May 23, 2014 Sens. Brown and Portman Applaud World Trade Organization Decision to Defend American Auto Exports Against Chinese Violation of International Trade Law
May 22, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Inclusion of Sectors Act Provisions in Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization
May 14, 2014 Letter to Edith Ramirez, Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and Willliam J. Baer, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice - Regarding Pfizer's Potential Takeover of AstraZeneca
May 7, 2014 In Wake of New Proposed Rule by CFPB, Brown, Moran Call on Senate to Pass Their Bipartisan Bill to Streamline Financial Protections for Consumers
April 28, 2014 Following Sen. Brown Call, Administration Announces Victory for U.S. Manufacturers, Will Only Purchase American Made Shoes for U.S. Service Members
April 23, 2014 At Columbus Apparel Company, Brown Outlines Plan to Create Jobs, Support Growth in Domestic Textile Industry by Strengthening "Buy American" Provisions Within Federal Government
April 18, 2014 The Hill - Brown: Congress Can Do More on Job Training
April 17, 2014 Delphos Herald - $18M Released to Expand Access to Credit for Small Businesses, Manufacturers
April 16, 2014 Sen. Brown Applauds New Administration Initiative To Train Workers And Urges Passage Of His Bipartisan Bill That Would Build On This Effort By Helping Companies Address Skills Gap In Emerging Industries
April 14, 2014 Norwalk Reflector - Legislation to Help Delphi, Steelworker Retirees
April 10, 2014 Brown, Portman Urge Commerce Secretary To Stand Up For Ohio Jobs Affected By Illegally-Dumped Rebar
April 10, 2014 Following New Report Showing 300 Percent Rise In Electronic Cigarette Poisonings, Sen. Brown Meets With FDA Commissioner To Urge Agency To Regulate E-Cigs, Keep Companies From Marketing To Children
April 9, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Uphold Fair Trade for US Steel Workers
April 9, 2014 Sens. Brown, Schatz, Warren, Sanders, and Blumenthal Announce Legislation Protecting Consumers From Inaccurate Credit Reports And Scores
April 7, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of Food and Drug Administration - Protect Consumers from False Advertising Claims by E-Cigarette Makers
April 3, 2014 Letter to Barbara Boxer, Chairman, and David Vitter, Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
April 3, 2014 With Film Industry Contributing $1 Billion To Ohio's Economy, Sen. Brown Helps Extend Critical Tax Credit To Spur Production In The U.S.
April 3, 2014 Sen. Brown Passes Provision Through Committee That Would Establish Tax Credit To Create Manufacturing Jobs In Hard-Hit Areas
April 2, 2014 Following Regional Meeting In Akron Of White House Advanced Manufacturing Partnership, Sen. Brown Renews Call For National Network Of Manufacturing Innovation
March 28, 2014 Letter to Lt. Colonel Owen J. Beaudoin, Department of the Army - Ensure Lake Erie is Dredged and Maintained Expediently
March 18, 2014 Sen. Brown Tours Freeport Press To Meet With Workers, Urges Congress To Promote Job Retraining, Investments In Low-Income Communities
March 13, 2014 At Hearing With Federal Reserve Nominees, Brown Urges Action To End "Too Big To Fail" Policies That Hold Main Street Accountable For Wall Street's Actions
March 13, 2014 Sen. Brown Statement Following Finance Committee Hearing Examining Innovative Ideas To Strengthen And Expand Middle Class
March 12, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Plan To Spur Investment In Local Communities Hit Hard By Manufacturing Job Loss
March 12, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador of the Office of US Trade Representatives
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 25, 2014 Brown's Call To Create National Network Of Manufacturing Innovation Gains Momentum With Announcement Of New Advanced Manufacturing Institute
Feb. 14, 2014 Letter to Dough McMillon, President and Chief Executive Officer, Walmart - Remove Tobacco Products from Stores
Feb. 11, 2014 Following Call By Brown And Portman, Commerce Department Rules To Defend Ohio Steel Producers From Illegal Chinese Trade Practices
Jan. 28, 2014 Sen. Brown Previews State of the Union, Calls on Congress to Strengthen Middle Class and Promote Economic Opportunity For All Americans by Raising Minimum Wage, Promoting Domestic Manufacturing, and Improving Workforce Training
Jan. 26, 2014 WTAM - A Call for the Government to Buy American
Jan. 23, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator Environmental Protection Agency - Revise Fuel Standards Proposal
Jan. 23, 2014 Cleveland.com - The Wahconah Group Clothing Company Says It Will Create up to 200 Jobs in Cleveland
Jan. 21, 2014 Farm and Dairy - Ohio Produce Growers' Congress: Know Your Customer, Adjust to His Behavior
Jan. 14, 2014 Dayton Business Journal - Brown and Portman Laud Decision to Challenge China on Steel Practices
Jan. 13, 2014 Dayton Daily News - U.S. Asks for Talks with China over Steel Dispute
Jan. 11, 2014 Columbus Dispatch - Chinese Firm to Invest $200 Million in Former GM Plant
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