Results for the tag Sherrod Brown

Grassley, Brown Urge CMS to Maintain Policy Requiring Medicare Part D Plans to Carry Medicines in Six Categories

Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa and Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio are urging the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) to maintain current policy requiring that Medicare prescription drug plans carry six categories of prescription drugs offered to participating beneficiaries. Grassley and Brown are the sponsors of legislation requiring the maintenance of the […]

Read Full Entry →

Letter from Sen. Brown to Sen. Majority Leader McConnell about the Miners Protection Act

As you know, there is an urgent need for the Senate to address the impending loss of health and pension benefits for thousands of our nation’s coal miners, as well as the looming multiemployer pension crisis facing hundreds of thousands of other hardworking Americans.

Read Full Entry →

Letter from 22 Senators to the Senate Approps. Committee about increased funding for TSA

As the Subcommittee develops the fiscal year 2017 (FY2017) Homeland Security Appropriations bill, we urge you to support robust funding for the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Read Full Entry →

Letter from Sen. Brown to the Coast Guard about Coast Guard stations in Ohio

I write you today about the recent announcement by the Coast Guard of its plan to seasonalize eight Coast Guard stations, including those in Ashtabula, OH and Lorain, OH.

Read Full Entry →

Letter from 42 Senators to Majority Leader McConnell and Appropriations Chairman Cochran about the Zika virus

Today, U.S. Senators Mark Warner, Tim Kaine and 40 of their colleagues wrote a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran calling for immediate passage of President Obama’s emergency supplemental funding request of $1.9 billion for prevention and treatment of the Zika Virus outbreak.

Read Full Entry →

Letter from 26 Senators to the Treasury Dept. about cuts to the Central States Pension Plan

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) this week urged the U.S. Treasury Department to reject proposed cuts to the Central States Pension Plan that could devastate Ohio families.

Read Full Entry →

Letter From 29 Senators Regarding Social Security Cuts

We’re writing to inform you that we will oppose including Social Security Cutes for future or current beneficiaries in any deficit reduction package.

Read Full Entry →