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

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Bill Johnson participated in a "ride along" with Jefferson County Engineer Jim Branagan on November 5 to look at damage from recent storms and floods that are still pending a "disaster" declaration from FEMA.

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Johnson an Emphatic NO on Flawed Democratic Impeachment Resolution
October 31, 2019
WASHINGTON - Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after voting against the House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry vote: “This political show-boat resolution does nothing to undo the previous five weeks of secretive meetings, selective leaks, and Soviet-style inquisition from Nancy Pelosi, Adam Schiff, and their cronies,” Bill Johnson said. “The American people are catching on to what’s been happening behind closed doors in the Capitol basement. Democrats aren’t in... More
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Bill Johnson Introduces Legislation to Improve Telehealth Services
October 30, 2019
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after he introduced the bipartisan CONNECT for Health Act of 2019: Today, along with Representative Mike Thompson of California, Bill Johnson introduced the CONNECT for Health Act of 2019. This legislation focuses on expanding telehealth services in order to promote a higher quality of healthcare for patients, increase access to healthcare services - especially for people living in rural areas - and, importantly, save preciou... More
Opinion Pieces
Providing SUPPORT against the opioid addiction scourge
October 22, 2019
Salem News By Bill Johnson Published October 22, 2019 As a member of the Presidential Task Force on Opioids, I’ve witnessed firsthand President Trump’s commitment to address and eliminate the scourge of opioid addiction. It’s no secret that Ohio, particularly Eastern and Southeastern Ohio, has been hit particularly hard by the opioid crisis. A year ago, the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act was signed into law. After months of work, the House and Senate sent sweeping, bipartisan legislati... More
Articles
Congressman Johnson visits local school
October 11, 2019
WTAP Published on October 11, 2019 Congressman Bill Johnson visited Fort Frye High School to talk to students today. His visit was one of several planned for students in 11th grade where local leaders will visit and give talks to the students about leadership. For some of the students like Hope Douglas she was very excited that such an accomplished person was visiting the school. “It’s mind blowing, like you’re like from this little town and you don’t think you are ever going to meet anyone big ... More
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Johnson Praises Local ARC POWER Grants
October 8, 2019
Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission announced a new round of POWER (Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) grants: “I am thrilled to support this economic investment across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio,” Bill Johnson said. “This funding will support projects designed to create jobs and spur economic opportunity by investing in broadband expansion, substance abuse recovery, manufacturing,... More
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