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Rep. Bill Johnson giving opening remarks at the 4th Annual Sixth District Collaboration Forum, which was held in Columbiana on May 20.

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Government forum supports collaboration, shared services
May 22, 2016
Salem News By Katie White Published May 22, 2016 Government at all levels working together benefits everyone. That theme resonated throughout the five-hour collaborative forum initiated by Congressman Bill Johnson at the Dutch Village Inn in Columbiana on Friday. From how government addresses drug problems to staff shortages in public works and safety services, it seems that fixing the problem comes down to collaboration and sharing services. Johnson told the crowd that he and other state lawmak... More
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Johnson’s LNG Export Legislation Included as Part of Critical Defense Act
May 18, 2016
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after the House passed legislation which included his LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act. Johnson’s legislation simply expedites the process of approving liquefied natural gas (LNG) export permits that have been mired in bureaucratic red-tape at the Department of Energy (DOE): “This is a big deal. My legislation provides the DOE with a meaningful deadline to make decisions on pending applications – applications th... More
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Johnson vows 100 hours for vets
May 17, 2016
Gallipolis Daily Tribune By Michael Johnson Published May 17, 2016 A contingent of Gallia County’s military service veterans recognized a familiar face at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4464 on a recent Friday. They just weren’t accustomed to seeing U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson serving them chicken. Johnson, an armed services veteran himself, has vowed to volunteer 100 hours of his time to a veterans-related charity or organization during 2016. On this particular day, Johnson was in town for... More
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Middleport deals with fire aftermath
May 17, 2016
Pomeroy Daily Sentinel By Lorna Hart Published May 17, 2016 The aftermath of Monday night’s fire in Middleport that destroyed Ingles Carpet and Flooring was apparent on the face of owner York Ingles as he stood outside his establishment Tuesday morning. Ingles was waiting for his insurance adjuster to arrive and begin the process of filing a claim for his loss. His first comments were regarding the firefighters’ efforts to contain the fire. “I must commend the fire departments. They did a fantas... More
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Stats sought in possible water project
May 11, 2016
Ironton Tribune By Benita Heath Published May 11, 2016 Coming up with figures on what it could cost to bring running water to the residents of Macedonia Hill is the next step in effort following a meeting with U.S. Rep Bill Johnson. On Friday, Johnson chaired a meeting with Lawrence County Commissioner Bill Pratt, Fayette Township Trustee and hill resident Perry Brock, South Point Mayor Jeff Gaskin, Ralph Kline of the Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization and representatives from... More
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