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Bill Johnson with students from Buckeye Trail High School at the 2015 "Women in Energy" Summit at the Zane State Cambridge Campus in April 17, 2015.

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Johnson Votes to Strengthen America’s Cybersecurity
April 22, 2015
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 1560, the Protecting Cyber Networks Act by a vote of 307-116: “Having spent over 30 years in the Information Technology (IT) industry, I understand how critically important cybersecurity is. As we become more reliant on technology, our digital networks become more susceptible to attacks by cybercriminals. Recent data breaches at a large national retailer and a global financial firm only reinforce ... More
Opinion Pieces
My Three Objections to the Iran Deal
April 20, 2015
The Daily Caller By: Rep. Bill Johnson Published April 17, 2015 I have serious concerns with the tentative deal that the Obama administration has reached with Iran over its nuclear program. After more than six years in office, President Obama has yet to articulate a coherent foreign policy – particularly in the Middle East. Like many presidents halfway through their final term, Mr. Obama is probably thinking about what his legacy will be, and is in search of accomplishments. Trusting that Iran h... More
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Congressman Johnson rides along with UPS
April 19, 2015
Martins Ferry Times Leader By Mollie Warner Published April 19, 2015 U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) hitched a ride through St. Clairsville with UPS driver Scott Semancik on Friday morning. Starting on Lafferty Road at the UPS Facility, Johnson traveled to several St. C businesses and the Belmont County Courthouse to deliver packages with Semancik and greet his constituents. "It's a way to reach out and hear concerns," said Johnson. This is Johnson's third ride along with UPS; he has prev... More
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Women in Energy summit a huge success at Zane State Epic Center Friday morning
April 19, 2015
Daily-Jeffersonian By Judie Perkowski Published April 19, 2015 There is more than one reason the "Women in Energy Summit" garnered so much attention -- women, in general -- have not taken advantage of the opportunities in the energy industry because working in gas and oil was always "a guy thing." Secondly, women of all ages want more information about what is out there for them. And, many of the women who are currently employed in the industry are getting ready to hang up their hard hats. The S... More
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Johnson Statement on House Action to Stop IRS Abuse
April 15, 2015
Representative Bill Johnson issued the following statement after the House of Representatives passed a series of bills aimed at reforming the way the IRS does business: “Today, April 15, many hard-working families across America sent even more of their hard-earned tax dollars to Washington. Our nation is $18 trillion in debt not because we are taxed too little, but because Washington spends too much. And, despite that spending, the federal government still borrows $1 trillion every year. Unfortu... More
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