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Bill Johnson Announces Additional Federal Funding for Local Health Centers

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement announcing several local health centers received grants from the Health Resources & Service Administration’s (HRSA) Health Center Program as part of a historic response to the coronavirus pandemic. The HRSA is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The additional funding is a direct result of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act), which Johnson supported and the President signed into law: Read more »

Johnson, Wittman Introduce the Serving Rural America Act to Boost Rural Broadband

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after he and Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA) introduced the Serving Rural America Act. This legislation would create a five-year pilot grant program at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), authorizing $100 million a year for a total of $500 million over five years to expand broadband service to unserved areas of the country. The coronavirus outbreak has further demonstrated the need for reliable broadband in every home in every corner of America. Read more »

Johnson Statement on FCI Elkton

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement regarding the situation at the federal correctional institution at Elkton: Read more »

Bill Johnson Announces Federal Funding for Local Health Centers

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement announcing that several local health centers received grants from the Health Resources & Service Administration’s (HRSA) Health Center Program. The HRSA is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The additional funding was allocated under the recently passed emergency coronavirus supplemental legislation: Read more »

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