PUCO authorizes AT&T Ohio to end participation in phone discount program

COLUMBUS, March 13, 2019 – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today approved an application by AT&T Ohio to end its participation in the federal Lifeline program. AT&T Ohio will stop providing Lifeline discounts to the majority of its landline customers on June 11, 2019. Lifeline is a federally funded program that provides monthly discounts to eligible consumers of landline, wireless or broadband services.

President Signs Into Law Brown, Portman Measure To Ensure Ohio & Erie Canalway Can Continue Supporting Northeast Ohio Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 12 – Today, President Trump signed into law legislation introduced by U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) to provide greater funding certainty to the Ohio & Erie Canalway National Heritage Area, which spans more than 110 miles between New Philadelphia and Cleveland, and ensure it can continue to draw investment, and support local jobs, tourism and economic development in northeast Ohio.