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Congressmen provide updates
October 6, 2015
Portsmouth Daily Times By Wayne Allen Published October 6,2015 On Friday, Congressmen Bill Johnson and Brad Wenstrup visited communities surrounding the United States Department of Energy (DOE) reservation in Piketon, to talk about current funding issues. Wenstrup and Johnson visited Scioto County Friday afternoon to discuss the developing situation. The congressman visited the areas to talk about the funding issues facing Decontamination and Decommissioning (D&D) of the former gaseous diffusion... More
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Bill Johnson Statement on Final EPA Ozone Regulation
October 2, 2015
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement in regards to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) sweeping new National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone. The new rules call for the current U.S. ozone standards to be lowered to 70 parts per billion (ppb) from 75 ppb: “The EPA's announcement is one more punch to an economy and workforce that are just struggling to survive President Obama’s second term,” Bill Johnson said. “More costly federal regulations ... More
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Johnson Announces $100,000 ARC Grant for Local 577
October 1, 2015
Congressman Bill Johnson announced today that the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 577 in Portsmouth was awarded a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC). “Workers need proper training for specific skills to be competitive in today’s job market,” Bill Johnson said. “I recently toured the Local 577 facility to learn about some of their current needs, so I was to proud to offer my support for this award - it will be a very useful tool for workforce development... More
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Bill Johnson Statement on Speaker Boehner’s Resignation
September 25, 2015
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement regarding Speaker Boehner’s announcement that he will step down from his current position and resign from Congress next month: I thank Speaker John Boehner for his service to the United States, his service to Ohio over the last 24 years, and his friendship. Today’s announcement is another example of the Speaker putting country before self. He led the U.S. House through one of the most politically polarizing and tumultuous perio... More
Google visits Canfield Village Middle School
September 25, 2015
Canfield Neighbors By Abby Slanker Published September 25, 2015 The first stop of the Ohio Google Online Safety Roadshow was at Canfield Village Middle School on Sept. 14. The Google Online Safety Roadshow is an initiative developed to promote internet safety to help reduce the number of ‘empty threats’ made by students and teach them how to create the best version of themselves online. CVMS students crowded into the gym and were welcomed by U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson. Congressman Johnson the... More
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