U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today applauded news that Ohio has been awarded $1,260,095 in new federal resources by the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to promote conservation and outdoor recreation. Of the funds, $1,236,596 comes from the regular Fiscal Year 2014 apportionment awarded to the states and $23,499 is a supplemental apportionment as a result of the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA).
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown today announced $141,000 in federal funding for Coshocton Richard Downing Airport to make improvements that will help increase efficiency and safety. The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) awarded the funding.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced $3,500,000 in federal funding for a generator development project at SunPower Inc. in Athens. “The generators built at SunPower could serve as a model for energy efficiency efforts across the country,” said Brown. “This award is a testament to the strength of Ohio’s innovative power companies.”
Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced that President Barack Obama has signed his bipartisan legislation with U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.), The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015. This is the first energy bill to be signed into law this Congress.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - December 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that Ohio is set to receive more than $165 million in home heating assistance funds during Fiscal Year 2012—more than $8 million more than it would have received under a House plan that made allocation changes that would have resulted in Ohio and other colder-weather states, like Michigan and Wisconsin, receiving a smaller fraction of the funds than they typically receive.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Following pressure from U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the Federal Reserve Board announced that it would maintain critical protections for homeowners outlined in the Truth in Lending Act (TILA). In January, Brown and five of his Senate Banking Committee colleagues urged the Federal Reserve to reconsider proposed rules that would eliminate the ability of homeowners to stop foreclosures and rescind predatory home loans.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 4, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and five of his Senate Banking Committee colleagues urged the Federal Reserve to reconsider proposed rules that would eliminate the ability of homeowners to stop foreclosures and rescind predatory home loans. The proposed rule would prevent homeowners from cancelling mortgages that violate the Truth in Lending Act