On October 23, 2014, Bill Johnson was the keynote speaker at the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
Valley Congressmen raise concerns about Ebola
October 17, 2014
Valley Congressmen raise concerns about Ebola WFMJ President Obama authorized the Pentagon to call up reserve and National Guard troops if needed to assist in America's response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa on Thursday. Valley Congressman Tim Ryan is among lawmakers on Capitol Hill calling for a temporary ban on travel visas for people in Ebola-affected countries. Meanwhile, at a special house hearing, Republican Congressman Bill Johnson, 6th District fired off questions to the head of t... More
Bill Johnson at Congressional Ebola Hearing: "This is not about politics...it's about protecting the American people"
October 16, 2014
Watch on YouTube WASHINGTON – Today, Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) questioned Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, during the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations’ “Examining the U.S. Public Health Response to the Ebola Outbreak” hearing. For a complete list of witness hearings, please visit: http://energycommerce.house.gov/hearing/examining-us-public-health-response-ebola-outbreak TRANSCRIPT: Rep.... More
Bill Johnson Announces Department of Labor Grant for Eastern Gateway Community College
September 29, 2014
Rep. Bill Johnson is pleased to announce that Eastern Gateway Community College (EGCC) in Steubenville has been awarded $2,493,616 to develop a new manufacturing training center to prepare students for high-skill, high-demand occupations like welding and industrial maintenance. The grant was part of the Department of Labor’s Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training initiative (TAACCCT). “This investment will be instrumental in helping to prepare our young people, returni... More
Bill Johnson on Jim Traficant’s Passing
September 27, 2014
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after learning of former Congressman Jim Traficant’s passing: “LeeAnn and I were very saddened to learn of the death of former Congressman Jim Traficant. He was a bold figure who often spoke passionately about the problems so many working families face. Our prayers go out to his family.” More
Johnson Supports Solutions to Protect Coal Jobs and Make Energy More Affordable
September 18, 2014
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to pass H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act – a package of energy bills that have already passed the House once, but remain buried on Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s desk. One of the bills included in the package is Rep. Johnson’s Preventing Government Waste and Protecting Coal Mining Jobs in America Act. “For too long, Americans have s... More