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Sherrod Brown's Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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: Food Stamps
Issue Position: Welfare
June 20, 2014 Portman, Brown Announce Agreement to Resolve HUD Barriers to Expand Cincinnati's City Gospel Mission
June 16, 2014 The Daily Record - Summer Food Service Programs: Ensuring Ohio Children Don't Go Hungry
April 23, 2014 Letter to Mark Johnston, Acting Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development - Ensure Northeast Ohio's Homeless Can Receive Critical Federal Resources To Get Them Back on Their Feet
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 4, 2014 Letter to Tom Harkin, Chairman and Jerry Moran, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 4, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - The Emergency Food Assistance Program
April 4, 2014 Letter to Dianne Feinstein, Chairwoman and Lamar Alexander, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development - Sens. Collins, King Seeking Boost to LIHEAP Fuel Assistance, Weatherization Programs
April 2, 2014 Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act of 2014
April 2, 2014 Letter to Mark Pryor, Chairman and Roy Blunt, Ranking Member of Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the Senate Appropriations Committee - WIC Benefits
March 31, 2014 E-Newsletter: National Service: Strengthening Ohio's Communities
March 26, 2014 New Report Shows Why Raising The Minimum Wage Is Critical For Women, Tipped Workers
March 21, 2014 Sen. Brown Announces That More Than 212,000 Ohioans With Medicare Saved Nearly $205 Million On Prescription Drugs Last Year
March 13, 2014 Brown And Bipartisan Group Of Ten Senators Reach Agreement To Restore Emergency Unemployment Insurance For Five Months
March 7, 2014 Sens. Brown And Warren Introduce Bill That Would Encourage Work, Strengthen Supplemental Security Income Benefits For Elderly, Disabled, And Blind Americans, And 1.3 Million Children
March 6, 2014 Richland Source - Sen. Brown urges Small Business Administration to help provide propane financial relief
March 5, 2014 Sen. Sherrod Brown Helps Unveil New Report Detailing How Increasing The Minimum Wage Would Reduce Federal Safety Net Expenditures
March 5, 2014 Letter to Marianne Markowitz, Administrator US Small Business Administration - With Ohio Propane Suppliers Feeling The Sting Of Higher Energy Costs, Brown Urges U.S. Small Business Administration To Work With Affected Businesses To Help Provide Financial Relief
March 4, 2014 Sen. Brown Urges Passage Of Bill That Would Benefit At Least 500,000 Ohioans By Extending And Enhancing Tax Credit That Ronald Reagan Called "The Most Effective Anti-Poverty Program In The U.S."
Feb. 26, 2014 Sen. Brown Chairs First hearing On President Obama's "MyRA" Retirement Plan
Feb. 18, 2014 At Brothers Drake Meadery, Sen. Brown, Rep. Beatty Join Labor Secretary To Call For Increase In Federal Minimum Wage
Feb. 18, 2014 Providing Ohio Workers with a Fair 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. 6, 2014 Following Senate Vote On Unemployment Insurance, Brown Points To New Report Showing That Ohio Economy Has Lost More Than $66 Million Since Jobless Benefits Expired
Feb. 4, 2014 Norwalk Reflector - Sen. Brown Urges Congress to Promote Economic Opportunity
Feb. 4, 2014 Agricultural Act of 2014 -- Conference Report
Feb. 3, 2014 Newsletter - Working Together and Fighting for the Middle Class
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Funding
Jan. 30, 2014 Brown Announces More Than $20 Million In Additional Home Energy Assistance Funds For Ohio Seniors, Working Families
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 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. 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. 27, 2014 Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 22, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Increasing the Minimum Wage
Jan. 13, 2014 Fighting the War on Poverty Fifty Years Later
Jan. 8, 2014 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act -- Motion To Proceed
Jan. 8, 2014 Portsmouth Daily Times - Senators seek ways to extend unemployment
Jan. 8, 2014 Business Journal Daily - Brown Touts Benefits Extension, Job Creation Aid
Jan. 7, 2014 National Journal - Senate Democrats: "We're All a Bit Surprised' by Unemployment Benefits Vote
Jan. 7, 2014 Cleveland.com - Senate Agrees to Proceed with Unemployment-Benefits Extension, with Both Ohio Senators Voting Yes
Jan. 6, 2014 MSNBC "The Ed Show" - Transcript: Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Protect Vital Home Energy Funding
Dec. 18, 2013 MSNBC "Hardball with Chris Matthews" - Transcript: Minimum Wages and Unemployment Benefits
Dec. 6, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Republican Leader McConnell, Chairman Baucus, and Ranking Member Hatch - Urge Reauthorization of Unemployment Insurance
Nov. 24, 2013 Record-Courier - Brown Urges Safety Net for Farmers, Poor
Nov. 1, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Release Winter Heat Aid
Oct. 22, 2013 Sen. Brown Announces Plan to Reduce Unemployment, Ease Transition to Civilian Life for Returning Mahoning Valley Troops
Sept. 26, 2013 Letter to Majority Leader Reid, Minority Leader McConnell, Chairwoman Mikulski, and Vice Chairman Shelby - Push for LIHEAP Funding
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