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Sherrod Brown's Public Statements on Issue: Employment and Affirmative Action

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
Issue Position: Civil Rights
July 2, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Plan That Would Improve Workforce Development to Help Eastern Ohioans Train for High-Paying Jobs and Connect Local Businesses with Skilled Workers
July 2, 2014 At Zane State College, Brown Calls for Passage of Critical Workforce Development Legislation Aimed at Retraining Eastern Ohio Workers for High Paying Jobs
June 30, 2014 Newsletter: Helping Ohio Workers Receive the Benefits They Deserve
June 26, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript:
June 25, 2014 Senate Passes Workforce Investment Act Which Includes Provisions Modeled After Brown's Bipartisan Bill to Help Companies Address Skills Gap in Emerging Industries
June 25, 2014 With Highway Trust Fund Set to Expire, Sen. Brown Announces Bill That Would Raise Funds For Transportation Projects and Protect Workers and Businesses by Addressing Tax Fraud and Worker Misclassification
June 25, 2014 Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
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
May 28, 2014 Brown Applauds Commerce Announcement Naming Southwest Ohio Aerospace a Manufacturing Community
May 22, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Inclusion of Sectors Act Provisions in Workforce Investment Act Reauthorization
May 15, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of the Department of Commerce - Protect American Jobs from Unfair Foreign Competition
May 14, 2014 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Address Potential Shortage of Experienced Police Officers Within VA System
April 30, 2014 Following Senate Republicans' Vote to Block Minimum Wage Act from Advancing, Sen. Brown Urges Congress to Work Together to Provide Economic Opportunity for All Americans, Pass a Fair Minimum Wage
April 24, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - On One Year Anniversary of Tragic Bangladesh Factory Collapse, Brown Calls on State Department to Establish Special Envoy for Bangladesh
April 18, 2014 The Hill - Brown: Congress Can Do More on Job Training
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 9, 2014 Paycheck Fairness Act -- Motion to Proceed
April 8, 2014 In Advance Of Vote On Paycheck Fairness, Sen. Brown Urges Congress To Pass Bill To End Discrimination Leading Women To Earn 23 Percent Less Than Men For The Same Work
April 8, 2014 Sen. Brown Helps Pass Bipartisan Bill to Restore Unemployment Insurance, Calls on House to Pass Benefits for Millions of Struggling Families
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
March 28, 2014 Following New Report Showing Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Critical For Women And Tipped Workers, Brown Joins "Give America A Raise" Bus Tour To Call For Passage Of Fair Minimum Wage Act
March 26, 2014 New Report Shows Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Critical For Women, Tipped Workers
March 18, 2014 Sen. Brown Tours Freeport Press To Meet With Workers, Urges Congress To Promote Job Retraining, Investments In Low-Income Communities
March 18, 2014 Sen. Brown: New Report Shows That Extending And Enhancing Earned Income Tax Credit Would Impact 618,000 Ohioans, Sixth Most In Country
March 5, 2014 Sen. Sherrod Brown Helps Unveil New Report Detailing How Increasing The Minimum Wage Would Reduce Federal Safety Net Expenditures
Feb. 28, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces Trade Adjustment Assistance For Workers In Shelby County
Feb. 28, 2014 Brown Announces Trade Adjustment Assistance For Workers In Montgomery County
Feb. 27, 2014 Health Care
Feb. 27, 2014 Health Care
Feb. 26, 2014 Brown Announces Trade Adjustment Assistance For More Than 100 Workers In Bryan
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Brown Releases New Report Showing That Cracking Down On Currency Manipulation Could Create 5.8 Million Jobs In The U.S., Including More Than 250,000 In Ohio Alone
Feb. 26, 2014 Brown Announces Trade Adjustment Assistance For Workers In Delaware County
Feb. 24, 2014 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wage
Feb. 18, 2014 Providing Ohio Workers with a Fair Wage
Feb. 18, 2014 At Brothers Drake Meadery, Sen. Brown, Rep. Beatty Join Labor Secretary To Call For Increase In Federal Minimum Wage
Feb. 14, 2014 With Start Of Tax Season, Brown Announces Bill To Extend And Enhance Tax Credit That Ronald Reagan Called "The Most Effective Anti-Poverty Program In The U.S."
Feb. 12, 2014 In Advance of 2/13 "Tipped Minimum Wage Day Of Action," Brown Calls For Increase To Tipped Minimum Wage, Releases New Data On "State Of The Tipped Worker"
Feb. 3, 2014 Newsletter - Working Together and Fighting for the Middle Class
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. 28, 2014 Following President Obama's Call To Extend Unemployment Insurance, Sen. Brown Urges Congress to Come Together to Promote Economic Opportunity, Releases County Specific Data on Ohioans Losing Benefits
Jan. 28, 2014 Sen. Brown Applauds Executive Order to Raise the Federal Minimum Wage, Reiterates Need to Pass Fair Minimum Wage Act
Jan. 28, 2014 Following President Obama's Call for Career Technical Training, Sen. Brown Urges Passage of His Bipartisan Bill Aimed at Helping Companies Address Skills Gap, Train Workers for High-Tech Jobs
Jan. 28, 2014 Sen. Brown And Guest To Tonight's State Of The Union Call For Fair Minimum Wage Act Which Would Give 1.3 Million Ohioans A Raise
Jan. 27, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 22, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Increasing the Minimum Wage
Dec. 18, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wages and Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to Education Secretary Arne Duncan - Continue Working with Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
Nov. 8, 2013 Sen. Brown, Reps. Fudge, Ryan, and Kaptur Urge Lockheed Martin to Keep Jobs in Akron, Avert Plant Closure
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