Stories tagged with: senator sherrod brown

July 2, 2014 - 11:17am
3 weeks 5 days ago

Senator Sherrod Brown pushes for passage of legislation that will address the skills gap and match workforce development with the needs of the region.

The Workforce Investment Act passed the Senate and is moving to the House. Senator Brown said this legislation will help train Ohioans for high paying jobs and provide employers with workers they need to compete.

He believes by training workers for the jobs available young people are more likely to stay in the State. He said...

October 27, 2012 - 7:07pm
1 year 39 weeks ago

Senator Sherrod Brown made a stop in Zanesville Saturday as part of his "Road to Ohio Jobs" tour. The tour started in Columbus before making it's way to the Y-City. The rally gathered supporters and volunteers who went door-to-door to promote Brown's campaign. 

Brown says there has been a resurgence of jobs in Ohio that he believes will continue to increase.

"Economic growth is everything." said Senator Brown. "We've seen, in the last 2 1/2 years,...

September 29, 2012 - 6:16pm
1 year 43 weeks ago

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown visited Zanesville Saturday as part of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.

Brown joined members of the Zanesville-Muskingum County Health Department, Muskingum Behavioral Health and the sheriff's office. The take-back day makes it easy for people to safely dispose of prescription drugs.

"This is known as a very good program, the sheriff works with the county health department works with mental health groups and all it seems to work...

December 15, 2011 - 5:17pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

Questions and concerns surrounding the upcoming shale drilling in Muskingum County remains a topic for County Commissioners.

Senior Appalachian Regional Representative of Senator Sherrod Brown, Jeanne Wilson, spoke with the commissioners on the importance of working with the public and experts to discuss all aspects of the drilling.

"I think so we can be proactive, so we can be ready," said Commissioner Jerry Lavy. "I think from what we've heard in the past...

March 1, 2011 - 7:40pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

A new designation will bring more federal resources to the Genesis Health Care System.

Senator Sherrod Brown announced Tuesday that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has labeled Genesis as a Sole Community Hospital.

The SCH designation allows the hospital to receive increased Medicare reimbursement, resulting in $6 million more revenue.

According to a press release, Genesis was set to lose more than $6 million in annual Medicare reimbursements under a...

October 14, 2010 - 5:26pm
3 years 41 weeks ago

Ohio's leaders are working to make the state a front-runner in clean energy programs that would make Ohio an attractive place to live and work.

United States Senator Sherrod Brown met with the area's college presidents and business leaders at Zane State College to discuss ways to educate people in clean energy so that they can be better prepared to enter the workforce in high tech fields.

"There's real potential as we come out of this recession that what Governor Strickland'...

February 16, 2010 - 6:28pm
4 years 23 weeks ago


The Muskingum County Business Incubator is looking to become self-supportive.

Carol Humphreys with the incubator met with the Muskingum County Commissioners and representatives from Senator Sherrod Brown's office to give an update and discuss more areas for funding.

Humphreys says she would like to see the incubator expand to have a community kitchen. The community kitchen could help entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground and have residents consume food...

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