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Bill Johnson in studio at the AVC Communications Studio in Cambridge on February 9, 2016.

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Bill Johnson Comments on President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal
February 9, 2016
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Obama unveiled his Fiscal Year 2017 budget, a proposal that would increase spending by $2.5 trillion and raise taxes by $3.4 trillion over the next decade: Eight years, eight budgets that don’t come close to balancing, and even more debt passed onto future generations. Those are the headlines of today’s budget proposal by President Obama. Accompanying these non-surprises were more taxes, more spending, and no ... More
Congressman Bill Johnson Supports Small Business in Muskingum County
February 8, 2016
Congressman Bill Johnson Supports Small Business in Muskingum County WHIZ Published February 8, 2016 Video: U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson visited the Muskingum County Business Incubator Monday. The Congressman represents eastern and southeastern region of Ohio and said one thing he continues to fight for is job and business growth in the area and he's proud to see a program like MCBI helping small business owners get off the ground in the local community. "Having an ... More
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Bill Johnson on President Obama’s Latest Proposed Tax Hike
February 5, 2016
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement on President Obama’s proposal to put a new $10 per barrel tax on oil. The tax will reportedly be part of the President’s upcoming budget proposal: Disappointed, but not surprised anymore. That’s my reaction to President Obama’s proposal to inflict more damage on America’s energy sector - this time it's the oil and gas industry. A $10 per barrel tax would be nothing more than a surcharge that would be passed along to you – the c... More
CBO warns: “Trajectory’s all wrong” on the national debt
February 4, 2016
CBO warns: “Trajectory’s all wrong” on the national debt Washington Examiner By Pete Kasperowicz Published February 4, 2016 Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall warned Congress on Thursday that the national debt is on an unsustainable course, and that improved economic growth alone isn't enough to dodge a debt crisis. "Growth will help," Hall told the House Budget Committee. But he then added, "We're so far behind, it's hard to imagine that just growth is going to fix this deficit and... More
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ODOT and Muskingum County Awarded Grant From Federal Highway Administration
February 3, 2016
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) announced today that the Ohio Department of Transportation and Muskingum County has been awarded a grant in the amount of $557,600 from the Federal Highway Administration: "I know the folks at ODOT and Muskingum County will put this award to good use by fixing a problematic bridge and making the area more accessible for residents and travelers," Bill Johnson said. "This is a worthwhile project that I am glad to support." This award will be used to replace th... More
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