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  • Johnson gets tour of JMHA sites, Section 8 housing
    Posted in Articles on April 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, said he is seeing progress in public housing and Section 8 rental units in Steubenville but noted there is still work to be done to improve neighborhoods in the city. Read more

  • Ohio project takes advantage of untapped hydro potential
    Posted in Articles on April 22, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    A series of six small hydroelectric projects along the Muskingum River in southeastern Ohio point to hydropower's potential as a robust, if underused, energy source for the state, supporters say. Read more

  • Balancing Rock trail dedicated in Wayne National Forest
    Posted in Articles on April 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    Joshua McKenzie moved to the Ohio 93 area near Lake Vesuvius in 2000 and started hiking in the Wayne National Forest 10 years later looking for an area called Balancing Rock. Read more

  • Scalise to take peers on tour of Gulf's offshore drilling
    Posted in Articles on April 5, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    House Majority Whip Steve Scalise is taking a batch of congressmen on a tour of the Gulf of Mexico's offshore oil and gas industry. Read more

  • Coal Country Congressman Blasts Clinton’s War on Coal
    Posted in Articles on April 4, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Coal

    Video of Congressman Bill Johnson on One America News Network discussing the War on Coal. Read more

  • U.S. Congressman visits Martins Ferry High School
    Posted in Articles on April 1, 2016 | Preview rr

    A U.S. Congressman paid a special visit to Martins Ferry High School students Friday afternoon. Read more

  • Johnson makes visit to promote healthy living
    Posted in Articles on March 31, 2016 | Preview rr

    Ironton Tribune By Heath Harrison Published March 31, 2016 ROME TOWNSHIP — Seniors at the Brickhouse Cardio Club in Rome Township had a special visitor to their class on Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, visited the exercise center to take part in a workout session with the SilverSneakers fitness class. Led by Brickhouse owner and instructor Angie George, Johnson and about 25 seniors started off with a march in place, before doing stretches, working with weights, chair exercises, exerci... Read more

  • Johnson goes “undercover” in the ‘Burg
    Posted in Articles on March 25, 2016 | Preview rr

    Portsmouth Daily Times By Frank Lewis Published March 25, 2016 Most of us have watched at least a couple of episodes of “Undercover Boss,” on TV. The owner of a company visits a location in company and disguised as an entry-level employee, learns the actual ins and outs of his company. On Wednesday, if you happen to notice a new employee at the Patriot Travel Center, located at 109 Ohio 522 in Wheelersburg, it just might be U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) who represents Ohio’s Sixth D... Read more

  • Congressman Johnson visits Jackson's Markay
    Posted in Articles on March 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Jackson County Daily By Jeremiah Shaver Published March 23, 2016 U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R) was in Jackson earlier this month for an Economic Development Roundtable with business and community leaders. On Wednesday, March 9, Johnson visited the Markay Cultural Arts Center, located at 269 East Main Street in Jackson, for the roundtable discussion. Johnson led a discussion on creating jobs and growing the economy in Jackson County and the surrounding region. Business leaders from throughout... Read more

  • Johnson suggests killing OSM funding over stream rule cooperation
    Posted in Articles on March 23, 2016 | Preview rr

    Politico By Alex Guillen Published March 23, 2016 Rep. Bill Johnson this morning suggested withholding funding from the Interior Department's Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement over its work developing the stream rule. "If OSMRE doesn't start complying with the law, I'm going to be a strong advocate to make sure that the authorizing committee and the appropriations committee withhold funding to OSMRE until they do decide to comply with the will of the people - not the will of t... Read more