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Johnson Leads Letter on Child Transmission of COVID-19

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after leading a letter to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar asking him to provide America’s schools and families with the tools and information they need to effectively return children to the classroom this Fall: “With the school year rapidly approaching, many families are struggling to decide the best path fo... Read More »

Johnson Urges President Trump to Bestow Presidential Medal of Freedom Upon Hershel “Woody” Williams

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement regarding his efforts to lead a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom upon Hershel “Woody” Williams. Mr. Williams, USMC (Ret.), is a recipient of the Medal of Honor: “I am proud to lead this letter encouraging President Trump to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Woody W... Read More »

Bill Johnson Announces USDA Community Facilities Direct Loan Program Awards

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement announcing several USDA awards for Eastern and Southeastern Ohio: Today, the Trump Administration today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is investing $153 million to build and improve critical community facilities (release) to benefit nearly two million rural residents in 23 states. “These inves... Read More »

Congressman Bill Johnson urges President Trump to award Medal of Freedom to Hershel "Woody" Williams

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WMOA Local Radio By: Brett Wharff and Jacob Krantz Published on July 15, 2020 Congressman Bill Johnson of Marietta released statements regarding his efforts to lead a letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to bestow the Presidential Medal of Freedom upon Hershel "Woody" Williams, Retired U.S. Marine. Mr. Williams is a recipient of the Medal of Honor. Johnson stated that he is proud to lead t... Read More »

Our history can safeguard our future

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Washington Examiner Published on July 13, 2020 “There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory.” With that simple sentence in the Northwest Ordinance, adopted 233 years ago today, slavery was outlawed in a territory the size of the original 13 colonies. A year later, that territory would be settled permanently by the pioneers of the Ohio Company at Marietta, Ohio. T... Read More »

Alumni & Friends in Action: United States Congressman Bill Johnson

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Muskingum News Published July 7, 2020 Congressman Bill Johnson represents Ohio’s 6th District, which spans an extended geographical area along the state’s southeastern borders. “It takes more than six hours to drive from one end of my district to the other, so when I’m not in Washington, D.C., I’m usually traveling within the district to meet and listen to my constituents. There is a wide variety ... Read More »

Rep. Bill Johnson: This July 4th, America faces a crossroad over the future of our country

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Fox News Published on July 3, 2020 During the last few weeks, we’ve witnessed a burst of violence, destruction and the brazen flaunting of the rule of law unprecedented in modern American history. The fabric of our society – of our country – seems to be fraying. As a farm boy born in the 50’s into poverty on a rural farm, I saw how ugly racism was up close. As a 26-plus year Air Force officer, I s... Read More »

Congressman says COVID 19 showed everyone the need for broadband internet access

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WTRF By: D.K. Wright Published on July 2, 2020 Congressman Bill Johnson says it’s time to eliminate the urban-rural digital divide. He introduced a bill aimed at creating better broadband access to all areas of the nation. He says it focuses on eliminating some of the barriers, and streamlining the permitting process to expedite the expansion of broadband. Johnson says if there was one silver lini... Read More »

Johnson Introduces Broadband Legislation to Increase Efficient Deployment

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after introducing H.R. 7357, the Wireless Broadband Competition and Efficient Deployment Act as part of an Energy and Commerce broadband legislative push: Under the direction of House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR), Republicans on the committee came together to attack the digital divide by findi... Read More »

Johnson Calls for Permanent Access to Telehealth

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Youngstown Business Journal Published on June 24, 2020 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-6, wants Congress “to make access to telehealth permanent for the American people.” Johnson sits on the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Commission and questioned Drs. Anthony S. Fauci, Robert R. Redfield and Admiral Brett P. Giroir during their appearance yesterday before the panel. At the hearing, Giroir... Read More »

Johnson Talks Telehealth with President Trump’s Health Officials at Energy and Commerce Hearing

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after questioning Dr. Anthony S. Fauci M.D., Dr. Robert R. Redfield M.D., and Admiral Brett P. Giroir M.D. at the Energy and Commerce Hearing on President Trump’s and His Administration’s Response to the Coronavirus: “There’s no doubt about it, the coronavirus has presented a unique set of challenges for healthcare officials an... Read More »

Rep. Bill Johnson says he'll 'never vote to defund our law enforcement'

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Mahoning Matters By: Jess Hardin Published on June 13, 2020 During last week's telephone town hall with constituents, GOP U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson of Marietta said he would "never vote to defund our law enforcement departments and officers." The "defund the police" movement sprang to life as protests against police brutality blossomed across the nation in the aftermath of the May 25 death of George ... Read More »

CAA program receives $376K telehealth grant

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Lisbon Morning Journal Published on June 4, 2020 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson announced that the Lisbon Community Health Center was awarded a grant for telehealth services from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Lisbon Community Health Center was awarded $376,191 for laptop and desktop computers, tablets, telecommunications system upgrades, telehealth equipment, and remote monitoring equip... Read More »

Lisbon Community Health Center Awarded Major Telehealth Grant from FCC

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Lisbon Community Health Center was awarded a grant for telehealth services from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC): The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau today approved an additional 53 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program – including the application from Lisb... Read More »

USDA Announces Rural Water and Wastewater Loans and Grants

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced investments in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio: “These investments are a big deal for the communities I represent,” Bill Johnson said. “These loans and grants will both create jobs and improve public health and safety.” In Ohio’s 6th Congressional District, the Sc... Read More »

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