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Ohio’s Sen. Sherrod Brown says he’ll pursue $2,000 coronavirus checks and relief for renters when Democrats take Senate control

Ohio’s Sen. Sherrod Brown says he’ll pursue $2,000 coronavirus checks and relief for renters when Democrats take Senate control
Democratic party wins in Georgia will put Ohio's Sen. Sherrod Brown in charge of the Senate committee that oversees banking, housing and urban affairs.

“We need to make sure it’s just not Wall Street that recovers, that everybody recovers in this recovery, because we all remember what happened after the last recession,” said Brown.Brown said Biden won the White House and Democrats won the Senate by campaigning on the agenda he outlined, demonstrating its widespread public support.McConnell wants to join us and not block things as he has for the last several years,” Brown said of Kentucky Republican Sen.Brown said the committee he will chair will focus strongly on housing, fighting evictions and helping Americans who pay a disproportionate amount of their income on rent secure a stable residence.

“One thing goes wrong and they end up on the streets and that compromises their kids and their health and their kids’ education and everything else about their lives,” said Brown.“I’m hopeful we can do the hearing, do the vote, and we can move these two towards confirmation quickly,” said Brown.

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