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Securing resources for Ohio in defense bill


A few weeks ago in the Senate, we passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) with overwhelming bipartisan support – we pass an updated version of this legislation every year to get resources to our military and to protect our national security.

Teal season can provide September highlight


September is almost here and with it comes the early hunting seasons. One that I really anticipate is the early teal season. Along with the early goose season, it is a prelude of hopefully many successful duck hunts to come in the next few months.

Bequest that made a society


“On my father’s side I am a Northumberland, on my mother’s I am related to kings; but this avails me not. My name shall live in the memory of man when the titles of the Northumberlands and the Percys are extinct and forgotten.”

Cracking down on investors driving up home prices


In too many communities in Ohio, big outside investors funded by Wall Street are buying up homes that could have gone to first-time homebuyers.

Free Range Day to be hosted at shooting ranges


The Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife and the National Shooting Sports Foundation are partnering to host Free Range Day at five of Ohio’s premier public shooting ranges on Saturday, Aug. 19. On-site staff will provide equipment, ammunition, ear protection, and eye protection.

Perch fishing is now heating up on Lake Erie


The perch bite is starting to heat up in the western basin of Lake Erie. Perch is one of my favorite table fares and perch fishing can be a fun way to spend a day on the water. Lake Erie is full of perch but these tasty guys can be found in many inland lakes as well.

Savings for Ohio’s agricultural community


This year’s growing season is well underway, and many farmers across the Buckeye State have taken advantage of our office’s long-standing Ag-LINK program to drive down costs and save money. But as anyone in the agriculture community already knows, borrowing needs can still arise well after seeds have been put in the ground.

Lack of planning leads to mess


“I was after her for a number of years to do a trust. It would have expedited things and kept them out of probate and kept things private.”

Expanding broadband in rural Ohio


Every Ohio family and Ohio business should be able to have reliable, high-speed internet. You shouldn’t have to live in a big city or a wealthy suburb to have access to a crucial aspect of modern society and our economy.

It’s time to put the phone away


“It’s a choice not to pay attention.”


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