ICYMI: Brown Secures Ohio Priorities in Key Appropriations Bills

WASHINGTON, DC Aug. 27, 2018 - Last week, U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) secured several Ohio priorities in the Senate’s Defense Appropriations Bill and Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies (L-HHS) Appropriations Bill. Among those wins include:

Ohio Academy of Family Physicians Celebrates 70th Anniversary

August 27, 2018 - The Ohio Academy of Family Physicians (OAFP) is proud to announce its 70-year anniversary. Originally founded as the Ohio Academy of General Practice, the OAFP was created to maintain the highest-quality standards for family physicians who were providing comprehensive health care to the public.

Senator Encourages Ohio Students to Apply Ahead of Sept 14 Deadline

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 7, 2018 – U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) today announced that his office will host the fourth annual “Propel Ohio: Collegiate Leadership Summit.” The one-day conference will be held at Cleveland State University on October 12, 2018, and Brown encouraged students to apply ahead of the September 14, 2018 deadline.

Eligible Students May Apply for the U.S. Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, Merchant Marine Academy, and Military Academy at West Point

WASHINGTON, D.C. Aug. 7, 2018 – Today, U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) encouraged Ohioans interested in 2019 admission to U.S. Military Service Academies to apply to each senator’s office for a congressional nomination. Brown and Portman previously hosted 12 United States Service Academy Seminars throughout the state for students who are interested in learning about the application process.

Club Offers Tips & Suggestions for Drivers as Summer Ends, School Begins

As families across the country prepare for the upcoming school year, AAA East Central is launching its annual School’s Open – Drive Carefully campaign to encourage parents to talk about the importance of school zone safety with their children and teen drivers. This important topic should be at the front of everyone’s mind, especially if their commute takes them through school zones or near school buses.

PUCO adopts 937/326 area code schedule

COLUMBUS, Aug. 8, 2018 – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio today approved a plan to implement the new 326 area code. The 326 area code will overlay the existing 937 area code, which is expected to run out of available phone numbers in 2020.