Bill Johnson spoke to members of the Kiwanis Club of Steubenville on December 20. The group meets weekly at the Steubenville YWCA.
Bill Johnson Votes for House Budget; Sets Table to Repeal and Replace ObamaCare
January 13, 2017
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after voting in favor of the FY 2017 House budget resolution. The legislation passed the House by a vote of 227-198: “ObamaCare has failed the American people; it is broken, and must be repealed and replaced. The American people deserve better and Republicans in Congress have been given a clear mandate to make that happen. “The only avenue to repeal ObamaCare is through the budget reconciliation process. Today’s budget res... More
Bill Johnson on BuzzFeed's "Fake News"
January 11, 2017
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement regarding the recent “fake news” story about Donald Trump and Russia: “It is deeply troubling that some news organizations chose to publish unverified and inflammatory reports on President-elect Trump’s relationship with Russia. “We’ve heard a lot about ‘fake news’ recently; well, the recent story, published by the online, left-wing clickbait site BuzzFeed, is a prime example of ‘fake news.’ One of the major reasons that D... More
Bill Johnson Statement on the Office of Congressional Ethics
January 3, 2017
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after adoption of an amendment to the Rules of the House: “Last night, I voted against a change to the rules of the House of Representatives that will place the Office of Congressional Ethics under the jurisdiction of the House Ethics Committee. While I certainly understand the importance of due process, I believe this change is a mistake. It is critically important that all public servants – across the public spectrum – a... More
Bill Johnson Sworn in to the 115th Congress
January 3, 2017
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after being sworn in to represent Ohio’s Sixth Congressional District for the 115th Congress. Today marks the start of Johnson’s fourth term in Congress, after first being elected in 2010: “I am extremely honored and humbled to have been chosen by the hardworking people of Eastern and Southeastern Ohio to serve them in Congress,” Johnson said. “There are difficult challenges ahead, and I look forward to working with Presid... More
Bill Johnson Statement on Russia Sanctions
December 29, 2016
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement regarding the Obama Administration’s announcement of new sanctions against Russia: “The Obama Administration has turned a blind-eye to Russia’s global aggression over the last eight years, so I am left wondering why they only now decided to act. Today's action is positive, but long overdue. In 2014, President Obama warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that ‘there would be costs’ if Russia invaded Ukraine. Shortly after ... More