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Rep. Bill Johnson stopped at Toronto High School on February 23, 2015.

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Johnson: "Israel is a Democratic Island in a Sea of Dictators"
March 3, 2015
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after attending Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a joint session of Congress: “It was an honor to attend Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s address to Congress today. Israel and the United States have a long, proud history and commitment to one another, and we must remain dedicated to the common purpose of ensuring that Iran never succeeds in arming itself with a nuclear weapon. I’m disappointed in Pres... More
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Going deep to find more respect for miners
February 28, 2015
Martins Ferry Times Leader By Rep. Bill Johnson Published February 28, 2015 As your representative to Congress, I have the honor of visiting many great businesses across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio, both large and small; and, it's important that I listen to job creators who continue fighting an uphill battle in this difficult economy. A few weeks ago, during a day of meetings, one of those stops included the Shean Hill Coal Mine, located just outside Salineville. But this wasn't a normal busin... More
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Lawmaker visits Southern, Utica Academy
February 24, 2015
Lisbon Morning Journal By Steve Rappach Published February 24, 2015 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson spent Monday morning seeing and explaining what was in store for the youth of Southern Local. The Republican congressman from Marietta spoke with students from both the Utica Shale Academy and Southern Local High School about the importance of their futures as he toured both schools. Johnson began with the Utica Shale students and spoke about the importance of working in the shale industry especially in Co... More
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Is the War on Coal Real or Perceived?
February 24, 2015
Wheeling Intelligencer By J.W. Johnson, Jr. Published February 24, 2015 With discussion of Environmental Protection Agency regulations, power plant output and skyrocketing electricity costs happening almost daily, the phrase "war on coal" has seemingly come nothing more than a talking point that divides elected officials and business leaders. However, for local leaders on both sides of the aisle, the effects of the war on coal are very real, and something of which they are reminded during visits... More
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U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson visits local classrooms
February 24, 2015
U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson visits local classrooms By Sara Yingling Published February 23, 2015 United States Congressman Bill Johnson paid a visit to three local schools on Monday to find out what is on the mind of today's youth. Johnson said he left Marietta around 3:30 a.m. and spoke to students at the Utica Shale Academy and Southern Local High School in Salineville first thing Monday morning. He followed that with a visit to Toronto High School where he spoke to a freshman government cla... More
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