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  • USDA to partner with Ohio organization to establish Appalachian Regional Food Business Center

    U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have announced that the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be investing more than $40 million to establish the Appalachian Regional Food Business Center (RFBC) in partnership with Rural Action, Inc., based in The Plains, Ohio.
  • Preventing fentanyl from reaching Ohio communities
    People are worried about more and more dangerous forms of fentanyl reaching Ohio towns. Traffickers even add illicit fentanyl to other drugs to make them cheaper, more powerful and more addictive.
  • Helping Ohio farmers
    This week I introduced the Local Farms and Food Act, to build on our success in the last Farm Bill, and make sure that Ohio farmers have the tools and support they need to sell their products in their own communities.
  • Supporting first responders to train derailments
    When big rail corporations like Norfolk Southern wreak havoc on communities like East Palestine, local first responders are left to clean up their mess. These cities and towns often have no warning that hazardous materials are traveling through their communities. If a derailment happens, particularly in smaller communities, first responders don’t always have the resources and training they need to respond.
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