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CAA to receive over $700K grant

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CAA to receive over $700K grant East Liverpool Review Published on April 9, 2020 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson announced Columbiana County is among seven areas in the Sixth Congressional District which will receive coronavirus federal assistance for the local health centers. In a statement released on Wednesday evening, Johnson announced the Community Action Agency of Columbiana County will receive $745,... Read more »

The Rise — And Challenges — Of Telehealth During Pandemic

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The Rise -- And Challenges -- Of Telehealth During Pandemic Spectrum News Published on April 8, 2020 The coronavirus has placed a new spotlight on telehealth. Telehealth being used more during pandemic Federal government pouring hundreds of millions of dollars into expanding it Ohioans without access to broadband face hurdles in using it With a growing number of hospitals and doctors overwhelmed b... Read more »

Johnson: Bill would expand broadband

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Johnson: Bill would expand broadband East Liverpool Review Published on April 7, 2020 Students throughout Ohio are currently learning from home, but those without access to broadband internet are at a disadvantage. Those businesses trying to operate while having online meetings employees are home have the same problem. A new bill introduced in Congress this week seeks to help remedy that disparity... Read more »

Congressman Johnson monitoring events at Elkton prison

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Congressman Johnson monitoring events at Elkton prison WTOV Published on April 6, 2020 U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R) said he is monitoring the situation at the Elkton Federal Prison in Columbiana County. He said hospitals throughout the region are pitching in to be sure no single hospital is overwhelmed. Twenty-three inmates and two staffers have tested positive for COVID-19 at the prison. Thr... Read more »

Congressman Johnson (R-OH) praises Ohio-based manufacturers amid COVID-19 outbreak

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Congressman Johnson (R-OH) praises Ohio-based manufacturers amid COVID-19 outbreak WTRF Published on March 25, 2020 As the COVID-19 pandemic continues across the U.S., many industries have begun to convert to the manufacture of masks, ventilators and other medical supplies. Car-maker Ford Motor Company has announce the conversion of plants that made F-150 pickup trucks will now make ventilators. O... Read more »

Group of Ohio linemen stuck in Guatemala gets congressional help to come home

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Group of Ohio linemen stuck in Guatemala gets congressional help to come home WBNS Published on March 22, 2020 Setting foot back on U.S. soil, that's what a group of linemen from Ohio's Electric Cooperative was hoping for amid the coronavirus outbreak. After travel restrictions were put into place, congressional leaders and the U.S. State Department had to get involved to bring them back home. Kyl... Read more »

JMHA leadership makes difference

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JMHA leadership makes difference Steubenville Herald-Star Published on March 10, 2020 What not too long ago appeared to be an agency that had completely lost its way has been transformed into one that is looking toward the future in a big way. And that’s important for all who are touched by the Jefferson Metropolitan Housing Authority. The agency has seen an impressive turnaround during the last 1... Read more »

Unemployment down, opportunities up, congressman says

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Unemployment down, opportunities us, congressman says The Daily Jeff Published on March 9, 2020 The unemployment rate in Guernsey County and across the nation is the lowest it has been in nearly five decades, U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson said. Speaking to the board of the Cambridge-Guernsey County Community Improvement Corporation on Friday, Johnson reported that the unemployment rate has dropped from ... Read more »

Scrappers Ask Valley to Step Up to the Plate

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The Youngstown Business Journal Published February 20, 2020 For two decades, the Mahoning Valley Scrappers have provided local fans their first glimpses of future All-Stars, including Francisco Lindor and C.C. Sabathia. Now, with the team’s future in doubt, the Scrappers are asking for fans help in convincing Major League Baseball to spare the team. Last year, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred put forw... Read more »

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