Bill Johnson: "I'm Deeply Disappointed in President Obama"
November 20, 2014
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement following President Obama’s decision to act on his own, ignore Congress, and issue executive actions on immigration reform: “The people’s representatives in Congress passed laws making it illegal for people from other countries to cross our borders and live here without permission. The Constitution is clear: only Congress can make those laws, and only Congress can change them. With this action, President Obama seeks to place hi... More
Bill Johnson and House Act Again on Keystone: Will the Senate and President Obama Follow?
November 14, 2014
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after the House passed legislation to approve the Keystone XL pipeline: “It has been over 6 years since the application for the Keystone pipeline was first submitted to the State Department for review. Despite the strong opposition to this project from some of President Obama’s strongest allies on the extreme left, one environmental impact study after another has determined that construction of the pipeline poses little risk... More
Bill Johnson Statement on Veterans Day 2014
November 11, 2014
Throughout our history, America has been defended by brave citizen soldiers who've willingly and selflessly given so much on our behalf – our veterans. America remains the greatest nation on earth because of the men and women who have served, and those who are serving today -- defending freedom across the globe. As a veteran with over 26 years of service in the United States Air Force, ensuring that veterans across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio and across our country continue to receive the care... More
Johnson addresses Wheelersburg schools
November 11, 2014
Portsmouth Daily-Times By Wayne Allen Published November 11, 2014 Congressman Bill Johnson was in Wheelersburg on Tuesday to deliver the keynote speech at the district’s 11th annual Veterans Day Assemble. “As I look out across this room today, I’m honored and humbled to be standing among so many of our great heroes. We live in the greatest nation in history, the greatest nation on the planet. But, folks it did not get that way by accident,” Johnson said. “Veterans Day is a day set aside for us A... More
Johnson: New Congress Will Fight Against War on Coal
November 10, 2014
Wheeling Intelligencer By Joselyn King Published November 10, 2014 Rep. Bill Johnson says a GOP-led Congress will pressure President Barack Obama to scrap anti-coal regulations championed by the Environmental Protection Agency - and if that doesn't work, members will take action to pull the agency's funding. "I can believe that with a senate majority leader from Kentucky and a speaker of the House from Ohio - both large coal-producing states - we will see stopping the war on coal as a major agen... More