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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 »

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 »

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 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 »

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 »

Johnson supports freezing funds to World Health Organization

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Johnson supports freezing funds to World Health Organization Mahoning Matters Published on April 18, 2020 U.S. Rep Bill Johnson (OH-6) supports President Donald Trump’s desire to cut off U.S. funding to the World Health Organization. “The World Health Organization (WHO) was dead wrong about the coronavirus from the beginning, and they bought [or willfully turned a blind eye toward] China's blatant... Read more »

CAO receives $720K grant from feds

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CAO receives $720K grant from feds Ironton Tribune Published on April 12, 2020 Ironton-Lawrence County Community Action Organization will receive more than $720,000 from the Health Resources & Service Administration’s Health Center Program as part of a historic response to the coronavirus pandemic. U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, announced on Thursday that several local health centers received gra... Read more »

Stark County ambulance owner fights to protect workers due Amazon’s coronavirus restrictions

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Stark County ambulance owner fights to protect workers due Amazon's coronavirus restrictions Alliance Review Published on April 10, 2020 A North Canton-based ambulance service with 24 active stations in West Virginia and Ohio, had difficulty getting Amazon to deliver medical supplies, leaving his employees to fend for themselves against COVID-19. At least until a congressman and The Canton Reposit... Read more »

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