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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 »

Bill Johnson Statement on PTTGCA Tax Agreements

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after PTTGCA Global Chemical America and Daelim Corporation and the Belmont County commissioners, Mead Township trustees, and the Shadyside Board of Education approved tax agreements which would result in significant payments for the county, township, and school district should the proposed ethane cracker plant proceed: Read more »

Bill Johnson, Problem Solvers Caucus Release Bold, Bipartisan Plan to Help Workers and Families Respond to Coronavirus Crisis

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the follow statement after he helped release a bipartisan, bold coronavirus response plan aimed at helping workers, families, and businesses. The legislative package – supported by the Problem Solvers Caucus, 24 Republicans and 24 Democrats – includes proposed actions to revive the economy, secure health care and food security for Americans, and stabilize the markets. It includes efforts led by Johnson to ensure veterans can use their educational benefits for online courses. Read more »

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