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U.S. CONGRESSMAN BILL JOHNSON Proudly Representing Eastern and Southeastern Ohio

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Bill Johnson went on a small business tour in St. Clairsville on August 16. Here, he is visiting the Snotty Pooch.

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Unleash energy-fueled economic growth: FERC must act!
August 14, 2017
East Liverpool Review By Bill Johnson Published August 13, 2017 It is truly an honor to serve hard-working Ohio families as their Member of Congress, particularly at a time when we have an incredible opportunity to reignite our nation’s economic engine. With smart policies, we are gradually getting various sectors of the economy, such as energy, back on track to create jobs and contribute to our continued economic growth. My U.S. Senate colleagues just took critical action to help states such as... More
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Bill Johnson Statement on America's Opioid National Emergency
August 10, 2017
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after President Trump’s intent to declare the opioid epidemic a national emergency: "I agree with President Trump's decision to declare the opioid crisis a national emergency...because it is one. He has recognized this from before he was elected - he said it many times during his campaign. More federal help is welcome. However, despite today's decision, this is not a problem we as a country are going to be able to arrest, inc... More
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Bill Johnson Statement on AEP, State of Ohio Land Deal
August 9, 2017
Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced a memorandum of understanding with American Electric Power (AEP) to purchase a significant portion of land currently owned by AEP in Guernsey, Morgan, Muskingum, and Noble counties: “Today’s announcement by ODNR Director Jim Zehringer, if finalized, would lead to Ohio’s most significant expansion of public recreation in recent memory. This reclaimed land would... More
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Noble County Brainstorms Economic Development Possibilities
August 8, 2017
Noble County Journal-Leader By Ruth Jellison Published August 9, 2017 Congressman Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, is coming to the table to help Noble County become more business-friendly. Johnson joined a roomful of chamber officials and community members on Tuesday at Lori’s Family Restaurant to participate in discussion about future economic opportunities in Noble County – which, as a part of southeastern Ohio, could stand to benefit from continued or expanded oil and gas development in the region.... More
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Roundtable looks to better internet access to Mahoning, Trumbull counties
August 7, 2017
WFMJ Published on August 7, 2017 Video: https://youtu.be/lVv6wFOMvsc Community leaders in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties are looking to bring better high-speed internet access to the area. Congressman Bill Johnson hosted a roundtable discussion Monday morning about the need bring better internet to the Valley, particularly to rural and urban areas. The results of a connectivity report were widely discussed, with leaders and more than a dozen internet providers hoping to find solutions. During th... More
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