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Sherrod Brown pushes pension solution, as crisis looms over Senate race

MAY 23, 2018 | by Karen Kasler | WOSU RADIO (OHIO)

“Ohio’s Democratic Senator is pushing the Butch Lewis Act, named in memory of a Cincinnati labor leader, which would use Treasury bonds to create loans to shore up multi-employer pension funds. … Brown said it’s not a bailout, but he doesn’t have an estimated cost yet. Brown's opponent this fall, U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci,  said through a spokesperson that he also wants a lasting solution, the Butch Lewis Act wouldn’t pass Congress and potentially would come at a tremendous cost to the taxpayer.”

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