New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that adult obesity prevalence is increasing and racial and ethnic disparities persist. Notably, adults with obesity are at heightened risk for severe outcomes from COVID-19.… Read full story
COLUMBUS – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists of ways to keep their children safe on our roadways. Child Passenger Safety Week runs September 20 through the 26. The week is designated to make sure your child is in the correct car seat, that it’s properly installed and used, and that it’s registered with its manufacturer to ensure you receive important safety updates.… Read full story
Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Ruled LaRose’s Decision is Arbitrary and Unreasonable; LaRose Decision to Limit One Ballot Drop Box per County will Undermine Mail-In Voting & Make In-Person Voting Less Safe for Ohioans
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), along with U.S.
(Columbus) – Agents from the Ohio Investigative Unit (OIU) cited seven establishments overnight after receiving complaints of blatant violations of orders in place to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Agents visited the following liquor-permitted establishments and issued citations after witnessing the violations:
Pigskin Bar, Athens, received an administrative citation for after hours consumption – Rule 80 and insanitary conditions (alcoholic beverages not maintained in potable condition).… Read full story
Warrants were issued this week by the Mount Vernon Municipal Court for the arrest of the following individuals. If you have any pertinent information about someone on the list, please contact law enforcement. Thank you. #WeeklyWarrants
Sheltering is appropriate when conditions require that you seek protection in your home, where you work, or other location when emergencies or disasters occur. The length of time you are required to take shelter may be short, such as during a tornado warning, or long-term, such as during a pandemic.… Read full story
Vulnerable Infants, Children, Young Adults, Caregivers, Parents Facing Unprecedented Economic Strain amid Public Health Crisis
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, led 30 of his Senate colleagues in sending a letter to President Trump urging him to work with Congress on a bipartisan basis to enact legislation that provides the emergency assistance and protections renters need to stay in their homes.
September 17, 2020 – WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) – ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs today sent a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Jay Clayton regarding the pending rule proposal that would alter the Whistleblower Program (the Proposal).… Read full story