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On July 1, 2015, Bill Johnson made a stop at the OhioMeansJobs - Scioto County location in Portsmouth.

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Johnson to Jewell: Visit Ohio and Tell Coal Miners New OSM Rule Only Has “Minor” Impact
July 21, 2015
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement regarding the Department of Interior’s (DOI) proposed stream rule: “It’s well known that President Obama and his allies would love to see the coal industry completely extinguished. The latest costly and unnecessary proposed rule announcement by the Office of Surface Mining (OSM) is just the latest indication that the “War on Coal,” is in fact real, Bill Johnson said. “The fact that less coal production means more Americans will... More
Opinion Pieces
Unelected grab too much power
July 19, 2015
Youngstown Vindicator By Bill Johnson Published July 19, 2015 The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that the Constitution somehow conveys a fundamental right to change the definition of marriage. This ruling essentially vacated the voice of approximately 30 million Americans from 13 states, including Ohio, who had already acted to protect the traditional definition of marriage – through the ballot box. Many now fear, confirmed by the solicitor general, that it is possible, if not likely, that mi... More
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Bill Johnson on Proposed Iran Nuclear Agreement
July 14, 2015
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Obama Administration announced an agreement in nuclear negotiations with Iran: “This morning, we woke up to learn that a deal had been struck, through a parade of American concessions, to reduce the pressure on the world’s largest state sponsor of terror – an agreement that would legitimize the Iranian regime, and bring it ever closer to developing a nuclear weapon. “From the initial reports I have read and briefing... More
Articles
House Passes 21st Century Cures: Bipartisan Legislation to Bring New Hope for Millions of Patients in Need
July 10, 2015
"This important bipartisan legislation will bring America’s healthcare innovation into the 21st Century. The House Energy and Commerce Committee, of which I’m a member, has taken a very comprehensive look over the last year at the steps we can take to accelerate the pace of bringing new medical innovations, new life-saving medications, and new cures to the people that need them most. There is almost no one that hasn’t experienced the heartache of seeing a loved one suffer as they fight an incura... More
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Minford students march in Washington
July 10, 2015
Portsmouth Daily-Times By Joseph Pratt Published July 10, 2015 The members of the 2014-15 Minford High School Marching Band, the Marching Falcons, recently returned home after a trip to Washington DC, in which they marched to the beat of their own drum in front of hundreds of thousands spectators. The trip came after reaping the benefits of a year of fund-raising and receiving the honor of marching in the National Independence Day Parade. Not only did the students spend a year fund-raising, but ... More
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