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On July 2, Bill Johnson got a firsthand look at the ongoing construction on the new Ironton-Russell Bridge, which connects Ironton, OH and Kentucky.

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Bill Johnson Introduces the POW Accountability Act
July 25, 2014
Earlier this week, Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) introduced H.R. 5172, the POW Accountability Act. This legislation would require the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to compare their POW/MIA lists to the Department of Defense’s (DOD) POW/MIA lists in order to more accurately determine status and benefits. “I’ve heard from former POWs and POW organizations that the VA’s POW/MIA lists don’t match up to the DOD’s POW/MIA lists. Because of this, there’s reason to believe that the VA may ... More
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Bill Johnson Comments on Halbig v. Burwell Decision
July 22, 2014
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its ruling on Halbig v. Burwell. The case examined the legality of the subsidies provided to people who bought their Obamacare insurance in the federally run exchange Healthcare.gov: “The court’s ruling today is further evidence that President Obama’s takeover of health care is unworkable and unsustainable,” Bill Johnson said. “The American people wer... More
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Marietta Woman Accepted Into National Gallery of Art’s 2014 Teacher Institute
July 22, 2014
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) announces that Linda Reynolds of Marietta has been accepted into the National Gallery of Art’s 2014 Teacher I... More
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Bill Johnson Statement on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
July 17, 2014
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after learning Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down over eastern Ukraine Thursday: “As we learn more details surrounding the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster, we must not lose sight of the tragic loss of innocent lives. As a husband, father, and grandfather, my heartfelt condolences go out to the victims and their families of this horrible disaster. My thoughts and prayers are with them at this time.” More
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Rep. Bill Johnson Votes to Invest in Small Business and Encourage Job Creation
July 12, 2014
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement following the passage of H.R. 4718, a bill to make equipment depreciation permanent for American small businesses. The legislation passed on a bipartisan vote of 258-160. H.R. 4718 would help companies in Ohio, and all across America, obtain better access to capital, invest in new facilities, and create jobs by permanently extending the 50 percent bonus depreciation deduction. The bill also aims to lift some restrictions t... More
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