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  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Taking Charge of Your Health
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on October 31, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Creating awareness is not just about wearing pink with pride; it is about taking charge of your health and empowering others to do the same. Read more

  • U.S. has opportunity to take leadership role in Arctic Circle
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on August 24, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Jobs & The Economy

    Chances are, most Ohioans are not thinking of the Arctic Circle. But something big is going on up there, something that could set our nation on a course for serious energy discovery, and sustain Ohio’s own energy economy far into the future. Read more

  • Johnson offers clear viewpoints
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on August 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Energy, Jobs & The Economy, Coal

    U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, made his swing through the area last week, he spoke of a wide range of topics, was very clear about his viewpoints and showed why an experienced hand is important to have in the House of Representatives. Read more

  • Unelected grab too much power
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on July 19, 2015 | Preview rr

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  • LNG Exports: A Win for Europe and for America
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on June 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    I recently joined a bipartisan group of members from the House Energy and Commerce Committee on a trip to Portugal, Belgium, and the Ukraine to discuss our mutual energy interests and Russia’s aggression in Eastern Europe Read more

  • My Three Objections to the Iran Deal
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on April 20, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs

    The Daily Caller By: Rep. Bill Johnson Published April 17, 2015 I have serious concerns with the tentative deal that the Obama administration has reached with Iran over its nuclear program. After more than six years in office, President Obama has yet to articulate a coherent foreign policy – particularly in the Middle East. Like many presidents halfway through their final term, Mr. Obama is probably thinking about what his legacy will be, and is in search of accomplishments. Trusting that Iran h... Read more

  • Seniors’ health care under attack…again
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on March 30, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    One of the reasons I was sent to Washington was to work every day on behalf of Ohio’s small business owners, families, and seniors — to ensure that the federal government is working for them. Read more

  • Going deep to find more respect for miners
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on February 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy, Coal

    As your representative to Congress, I have the honor of visiting many great businesses across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio, both large and small; and, it's important that I listen to job creators who continue fighting an uphill battle in this difficult economy. A few weeks ago, during a day of meetings, one of those stops included the Shean Hill Coal Mine, located just outside Salineville. Read more

  • No time to lose on LNG exports
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 28, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Energy

    The energy renaissance that has swept across America over the last few years has transformed the United States from an increasingly energy dependent nation – beholden to the whims of OPEC – to our current position as the largest producer of oil and natural gas in the world. Read more

  • In the Way of Progress
    Posted in Opinion Pieces on January 27, 2015 | Preview rr

    Thanks to the oil and natural gas development occurring beneath our feet across Eastern and Southeastern Ohio – and throughout the United States – America finds itself on the precipice of an energy renaissance. Read more