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Rep. Johnson stopped to visit the INVENTORcloud program at the Choffin Career Center in Mahoning County on August 22, 2014.

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Bipartisan effort to speed up medical cures comes to Ohio: Rep. Bob Latta & Rep. Bill Johnson
August 25, 2014
Cleveland Plain Dealer Published August 25, 2014 By: Bill Johnson & Rep. Bob Latta What steps can we take to accelerate the pace of cures and treatments to keep America at the forefront of health innovation? That's the question that we have been asking over the past several months in the Energy and Commerce Committee's bipartisan 21st Century Cures initiative. The rise of personalized medicine, the mapping of the human genome, and the incredible advances we have made in communications and techno... More
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Johnson visits Fairland High
August 22, 2014
Ironton Tribune By Justin Prince Published August 22, 2014 For the second time in as many weeks U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-6, visited Lawrence County. This time the congressman took the time to speak with the student body at Fairland High School about the role the students will play in the future of America. “There is going to be a day when I walk out of my office in Washington, D.C. and I won’t come back,” Johnson said. “That’s how it will be for all of us currently serving. Then it will be up t... More
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Congressman Johnson visits Rhodes Airport to announce terminal, other project funding
August 22, 2014
Jackson Telegram By Steve Keller Published August 22, 2014 Over the years several dignitaries have visited the James A. Rhodes Airport including Rhodes himself. The airport is just outside the City of Jackson, and the most recent dignitary was U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson who stopped there to help celebrate the funding for a new terminal building and to officially announce the grant award. It was not the first time he had visited the airport having landed there on a couple of other occasions. J... More
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Visit full of energy: US Rep. tours coal, gas facilities
August 20, 2014
New Philadelphia Times Reporter By Jon Baker Published August 20, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, touted the GOP’s “all-of-the-above” energy strategy as he toured coal and natural gas facilities in eastern Ohio on Wednesday with new House Republican Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Speaking at a news conference at the Utica East Ohio Buckeye Scio cryogenic processing plant, Scalise said Republicans aren’t trying to promote one form of energy, but all kinds — coal, oil, natural gas, sola... More
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Johnson talks VA reform
August 19, 2014
WJER Published August 19, 2014 Ohio’s 6th district congressman says the Veterans Affairs reform bill passed recently covers just a portion of what needs done to truly care for U.S. veterans. Congressman Bill Johnson says an outside study currently underway is looking into the department’s operations to figure out what still needs fixed. Johnson says he is appalled that so many veterans have experienced long wait times and poor service. Johnson says he is pleased that veterans who live a far dist... More
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