KETTERING, Ohio (WDTN) – Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is reintroducing the All-American Flag Act in the United States Senate and will be in Kettering Tuesday to talk about the legislation.
The bipartisan legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME), would require the federal government to only buy flags that are American-made.
Currently, the federal government is require to purchase flags made from only 50 percent American-made materials.
Sen. Brown will join Keith Eastman, Commander of American Legion Post 598 in Kettering, and area veterans to talk about the importance of American-made American flags.
As a member of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee, Sen. introduced a bipartisan resolution last week to celebrate the American Legion’s 100-year anniversary of serving veterans of the Armed Forces, their families, and communities.Grab the FREE WDTN News App from the Apple Store or Google play. Stay up to date with all the local news, weather and sports as well as live newscasts and events as they happen.