Sherrod Brown http://wmub.org en Brown: Close Medicare loophole that costs seniors thousands http://wmub.org/post/brown-close-medicare-loophole-costs-seniors-thousands <p>Sen. Sherrod Brown came to a retirement home in Springboro this morning to tout a bill he says would close a Medicare loophole that is costing many seniors thousands of dollars in unexpected medical bills.</p><p>The Ohio Democrat told a roomful of about 50 seniors at Maple Knoll Retirement Village that his “Improving Access to Medicare Act” has bipartisan support in both the House and Senate and, if passed, will prevent “a lot of seniors from getting socked by a much larger bill than they expected.”</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:14:28 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 23300 at http://wmub.org Brown: Close Medicare loophole that costs seniors thousands Portman: Delay Obamacare sign-up until website problems fixed http://wmub.org/post/portman-delay-obamacare-sign-until-website-problems-fixed <p>It is time to delay the health insurance sign-up under the Affordable Care Act until the multitude of computer glitches that have frustrated millions of Americans can be worked out, Sen. Rob Portman said in Cincinnati Thursday.</p><p>“I support repeal of the whole thing and replacing it with something that is better, but I do think that a delay is appropriate now,’’ the Republican senator from Terrace Park told reporters Thursday morning.</p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 16:16:26 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 18789 at http://wmub.org Portman: Delay Obamacare sign-up until website problems fixed Sen. Brown speaks at FOP convention http://wmub.org/post/sen-brown-speaks-fop-convention <p>Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) spoke at the National FOP convention in Cincinnati Monday. He largely focused on the importance of collective bargaining. Click below to hear his remarks.</p><p></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 15:44:35 +0000 Tana Weingartner 16065 at http://wmub.org Sen. Brown speaks at FOP convention Brown, Mandel slug it out in final debate http://wmub.org/post/brown-mandel-slug-it-out-final-debate <p>One thing was clear after 60 minutes of the U.S. Senate debate between Democratic incumbent Sherrod Brown and Republican challenger Josh Mandel that was broadcast live on NBC affiliates across the state Thursday night.</p><p>And that one thing is that Ohio voters couldn’t have a choice where the differences between the two candidates are pronounced and more profound. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 00:22:20 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 5422 at http://wmub.org Brown, Mandel slug it out in final debate Brown touts auto industry bailout at Middletown rally http://wmub.org/post/brown-touts-auto-industry-bailout-middletown-rally <P>U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, locked in a tough race for re-election, will rally with union workers and Democratic supporters Wednesday afternoon to draw attention to his role in the 2009 auto industry bailout, which he says saved 850,00 Ohio jobs.</P> <P>The rally is at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union hall at 1100 Crawford St. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:13:43 +0000 Howard Wilkinson 4397 at http://wmub.org