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Bill Johnson on FBI’s Raid at Mar-a-Lago

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U.S. Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement: “The Attorney General and FBI Director should brief Congress immediately on this unprecedented action. The Democrats’ willingness to weaponize the FBI and DOJ for political purposes has already been established, especially when it comes to President Trump…but this action has crossed a dangerous red line in our Republic...

Rep. Bill Johnson meets with small business owners at NFIB event

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Ironton Tribune Published August 6, 2022 The National Federation of Independent Business hosted a luncheon for local small business owners at Frisch's Big Boy in Ironton on Wednesday and U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, served as keynote speaker for the event. Johnson represents the state's 6th Congressional District, which includes Lawrence County until January, at which point the county will move...

U.S. Rep. Johnson tours WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital

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Martins Ferry Times Leader By Carri Graham Published August 5, 2022 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson toured WVU Medicine Barnesville Hospital on Thursday and spoke to staff about workforce challenges and the impact of COVID-19. Johnson was greeted by hospital employees as he entered the facility Thursday morning. Heather Stack, director of quality, and Susan Redish, director of nursing, guided Johnson on a ...

Congressman Johnson offers small business owners some insight

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WTRF Published August 4, 2022 Small business owners in Jefferson County got the chance to hear from Congressman Bill Johnson Thursday. He was the keynote speaker at the National Federation of Independent Business lunch at Franciscan. NFIB is made up of 21,000 small independently owned business members in Ohio. The Congressman offered insight into the latest from Washington D.C. on rapid inflation,...

Bill Johnson Statement on CHIPS Plus Act Vote

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Today, Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) voted to pass the CHIPS Plus Act in the United States House of Representatives. Below is his official statement: “The world is immersed in the digital age, with technology in virtually every industrial sector that requires advanced microchips. America’s entire economy depends on semiconductor chips – from our cell phones to fighter jets, from medical devices a...

PENSION RESTORATION FOR DELPHI RETIREES PASSES HOUSE

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During negotiations between General Motors and the government during the 2009 bankruptcy, the federal government guaranteed the pensions of hourly retirees with General Motors and spin-off company Delphi, but not the pensions of salaried retirees. WASHINGTON – Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) helped lead the effort in the U.S. House to secure funding for Delphi Salaried Retirees as an original cospo...

Johnson, E&C Republican Leaders Urge Biden to Nominate an FCC Inspector General

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WASHINGTON – Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) joined Republican Leader Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-Wash.) and Communications Technology Subcommittee Republican Leader Bob Latta (R-Ohio) in sending a letter to President Biden urging him to nominate an Inspector General for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to help ensure that the unprecedented funding made available to the FCC under his administr...

Caucus Co-Chairs Statement on the Resignation of Sri Lanka's President

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As Co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Ethnic and Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka, we have been closely monitoring the fiscal crisis and ongoing post-civil war transition in Sri Lanka, the resulting protests, and resignation of President Gotabaya Rajapaksa. We are hopeful that a fair and democratic process is followed, and a new leader is selected whom will respect and uphold the rule of law, ...

Johnson Legislation to Honor John Armor Bingham Passes the House

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Johnson Legislation to Honor John Armor Bingham Passes the House WASHINGTON – Today, the United States House of Representatives passed Rep. Bill Johnson’s (R-Marietta) legislation officially designating the United States Postal Service facility located on Cadiz-Jewett Road in Cadiz, Ohio as the “John Armor Bingham Post Office”: “John Armor Bingham played an important role in advancing our nation ...

Spectrum holds broadband event in Noble County

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Marietta Times By James Dobbs Published July 8, 2022 PLEASANT CITY, Ohio — Spectrum held a groundbreaking at M&M Feed and Supply in Pleasant City on Thursday for the construction of a fiber-optic network expansion project that will provide gigabit broadband and other services to more than 2,300 homes and small businesses in Noble County. Brian Young, director of government affairs in Ohio for Spec...

Bill Johnson on Supreme Court Rejecting the EPA’s Overreach

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U.S. Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency: Today, the Supreme Court rightfully reined in the Biden Administration’s unreasonable and unlawful efforts to shut down American power plants and energy production. The court decided the EPA cannot be used to sidestep Congr...

ICYMI: Rep. Bill Johnson on Biden’s Energy Crisis

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Rep. Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) questioned two witnesses, Ben Lieberman, Senior Fellow, Center for Energy and Environment Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Lucian Pugliaresi, President, Energy Policy Research Foundation during last week’s House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy hearing: “Right in the middle of this preventable — and in my opinion intentional — energy crisis…five dollar...

Bill Johnson on Landmark Supreme Court Ruling in Dobbs Case

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U.S. Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Supreme Court voted 6-3 to uphold Mississippi’s ban on nearly all abortions after 15 weeks: Today marks a landmark and historic decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of life. It’s a great day! After oral arguments concluded last December, it was fairly clear that several justices had significant concerns...

Bill Johnson Statement on Senate Gun Package

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted on the gun package sent over from the U.S. Senate: The gun bill voted on in the House today contains some common sense, bipartisan provisions that I wanted to support, such as: expanded background checks for those who recently turned 18 (up to age 21) to include juve...

Johnson Meets with Providers at Campus of Care

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Youngstown Business Journal By George Nelson Published June 11, 2022 The Causeway at Mineral Ridge is among several nonprofit service providers that have established operations at the Mahoning Valley Campus of Care since it opened in October 2020. The organization, operated by The Workshops Inc. in Stark County, provides vocational and job training for adults with developmental disabilities. It wa...