Brown Leads Senate Democrats in Demanding Trump Retract Comments, Publicly Commit To Protecting Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid

Last Week, President Trump Said He’d Consider Cutting Medicare & Social Security to Pay for His Tax Scam, which has been a Handout to Corporations at the Expense of Workers

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today led his Democratic colleagues in demanding President Trump retract the statements he made last week, where the President said he’d be open to cutting earned benefits like Medicare or Social Security to pay for his tax scam, which has been a handout to corporations at the expense of workers.… Read full story

Ohio’s Income Tax Filing Season Opens Jan. 27

Income tax rates lowered again

The Ohio Department of Taxation, along with the IRS, will begin accepting 2019 income tax returns on Monday, January 27th.  It is also the first day to file Ohio school district income tax returns.

Ohio Tax Commissioner Jeff McClain says there is some good news this year, “Income tax season may not be everyone’s favorite, but this year Ohioans will benefit from a 4% reduction in the income tax rates.… Read full story

Brown, Democrats Press Health Department for Updates on Novel Coronavirus, Call for Continuing Robust, Science-Driven Response

31 Democratic Senators write to Health Department requesting updates on response to novel coronavirus outbreak, There are currently 5 confirmed U.S. cases of the novel coronavirus

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and 30 of his Democratic Senate colleagues sent a letter to Secretary Alex Azar at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting updates on the Administration’s response to the novel coronavirus outbreak.… Read full story

USDA Reminds Producers of Feb. 28 Deadline for Conservation Reserve Program General Signup

WASHINGTON, D.C., January 28, 2020 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) reminds agricultural producers interested in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) 2020 general signup to enroll by February 28, 2020. This signup is available to farmers and private landowners who are either enrolling for the first time or re-enrolling for another 10 to 15 year term.… Read full story

Birthing Center Staff RN’s Receive National Certification in External Fetal Monitoring

A few of the Birthing Center’s RNs are pictured holding the plaque displaying the names of the Staff that are C-EFM.

The following Nurses have achieved the C-EFM:
Ashley Clagg, Jodi Cook, April Green, Heather Griffith, Kelsey Hammond, Darcell Jones, Nicole Kemmer, Jennifer Mast, Erika Myers, Brittany Tutorow, April Goodwin, Courtney Lambert, Lesley Ruggles, Brenda Spearman, Ericka Stauffer, Lisa Stull, Rena Waddill and Joanne Yates, Director.
Read full story

Brown Presses Navistar for Answers after Layoffs, Offshoring

Senator Urging Navistar to Keep Jobs in Springfield, Demanding Answers as to Why the Company Shifted USPS Truck Production to Mexico

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is urging Navistar to return full production of United States Postal Service (USPS) trucks back to its Springfield, OH facility, after the company laid off nearly 300 workers at the plant.… Read full story

Governor DeWine Signs Occupational Licensing Reciprocity Bill for Military Members and Spouses

(WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio)—Ohio Governor Mike DeWine today signed a bill that eliminates certain employment barriers for military families stationed in Ohio.

Senate Bill 7, sponsored by Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) and Senator Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering), gives military members and their spouses better employment opportunities by simplifying the process to transfer their occupational licenses to Ohio.Read full story