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  • Congressman Bill Johnson pays visit to AVC Communications
    Posted in Articles on February 10, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Budget

    Congressman Bill Johnson pays visit to AVC Communications AVC Communications By Daniel Barnett Published February 10, 2016 Audio Link: http://www.yourradioplace.com/news/community-news/item/15237-congressman-bill-johnson-pays-visit-to-avc-communications.html CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Congressman Bill Johnson visited AVC Communications earlier this week as he spoke to business owners in his Sixth Congressional District. AVC President Joel Losego gave Congressman Johnson and his staff a tour of AVC's hea... Read more

  • Congressman Bill Johnson Supports Small Business in Muskingum County
    Posted in Articles on February 8, 2016 | Preview rr

    U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson visited the Muskingum County Business Incubator Monday. Read more

  • CBO warns: “Trajectory’s all wrong” on the national debt
    Posted in Articles on February 4, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressional Budget Office Director Keith Hall warned Congress on Thursday that the national debt is on an unsustainable course, and that improved economic growth alone isn't enough to dodge a debt crisis. Read more

  • Gallia engineer recognizes township trustee
    Posted in Articles on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Gallia engineer recognizes township trustee Gallipolis Daily Tribune Published February 2, 2016 GUYAN TOWNSHIP — Gallia County’s engineer recognized a long-serving township trustee. Roger Watson, former Guyan Township trustee, was given an Exemplary Service Award by Gallia County Engineer Brett A. Boothe. Watson served as Guyan Township trustee for over 28 years until leaving service in 2015. Watson said he credits good relationships and working together, including with a couple of his fellow Gu... Read more

  • Bill Johnson Announces Art Contest
    Posted in Articles on February 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) today announced that high school students in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio residing in the 6th Congressional District are eligible to participate in the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Read more

  • Teamsters meet in Youngstown over pension cuts
    Posted in Articles on January 31, 2016 | Preview rr

    Teamsters meet in Youngstown over pension cuts WFMJ Published January 31, 2016 YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - Sunday afternoon, Teamsters from around the state packed a local union hall to discuss proposed pension cuts for thousands of workers who participate in the Central States Pension Fund. The meeting was held at Teamsters Local 377 in Youngstown. "Our dollars have gone away, I probably put $410-thousand plus in this pension fund and it looks as though I will never see it, not while I'm alive," said Bo... Read more

  • Congressman Johnson tours Belmont College
    Posted in Articles on January 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Education

    Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson made a special visit to Belmont College on Thursday afternoon for a tour of the campus, and to find out what he needs to do to help those in his district. Read more

  • Stream Protection Rule Battle Continues
    Posted in Articles on January 20, 2016 | Preview rr

    Wheeling Intelligencer By Casey Junkins Published January 20,2016 WHEELING -The U.S. House of Representatives is trying to prevent the Obama administration from implementing the Stream Protection Rule, a strategy which the National Mining Association claims will destroy 78,000 more coal jobs and up to 280,000 related jobs. Even in the face of the Clean Power Plan that targets carbon dioxide emissions from power plants, as well as the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards that aim to curb mercury poll... Read more

  • Mingo Junction woman has a message for Washington
    Posted in Articles on January 14, 2016 | Preview rr

    Steubenville Herald-Star By Dave Gossett Published January 14, 2016 A single mother from Mingo Junction was a guest at the State of the Union address Tuesday night to share her message about gun control. Alyse Ciardelli was invited to President Barack Obama's final State of the Union speech by U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta. "I have met Rep. Johnson several times through my work at the Special Tactics and Rescue Training Facility near Mingo Junction. The congressman asked my boss, Frank Hoag... Read more

  • Congressman Johnson encourages land and royalty owners to submit comment on drilling before Jan 22 deadline
    Posted in Articles on January 14, 2016 | Preview rr

    Monroe Co. Beacon By Marie Hill Published January 14, 2016 The subject of drilling for natural gas and oil under the Wayne National Forest (WNF) land controlled by the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) continues to be a source of concern for some in Monroe County. A meeting of land and royalty owners was sponsored by the National Association of Royalty Owners (NARO) and the pro-drilling Landowners for Energy Access and Safe Exploration (LEASE) on January 9th at the Sardis Community Center.... Read more