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Bill Johnson Applauds ARC Investments in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) announced its decision to award grants to expand the economy in Appalachia’s coal-impacted communities though the POWER (Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization) Imitative. Four of the five grants awarded in the state are located in Eastern and Southeastern Ohio:

Bill Johnson on Intel Announcement

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Representative Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after leading global semiconductor manufacturer Intel Corporation selected a site in Ohio as the future home for its most advanced semiconductor manufacturing facilities in the world:

Bill Johnson: U.S. Microchip Production is Critical to National Security

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WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) today led 8 of his Ohio colleagues in sending a letter to Congressional leaders urging them to prioritize domestic semiconductor and microchip manufacturing in America. The letter specifically called on Congressional leaders to fully fund the CHIPS For America Act, legislation that would establish investments and incentives to support U.S. semicon...

Western Magnesium takes first major step into Harrison County

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The Western Magnesium Corporation followed through this week after recently announcing its plans to open a first-of-its-kind plant in the United States and the first magnesium plant in 50 years. A document was signed late Tuesday morning commencing the company’s due diligence while a host of Harrison County, state, and federal officials was present, including U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson (R, District 6), State Representative Don Jones (R, District 95), and State Senator Frank Hoagland (R, District 30).

ICYMI: Bill Johnson Slams Joe Biden’s Destructive Far-Left Policies on Newsmax

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Ohio) appeared on Newsmax calling to strengthen fentanyl trafficking penalties as the Biden Administration announced plans to lower them. Representing a part of the country where fentanyl has caused great harm, Johnson said that the Biden Administration’s efforts to lower fentanyl trafficking penalties lacked common sense and agreed that the Biden Administration’s plan ...

Rep. Johnson touts area's oil and gas resources in Harrison County stop

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WTOV Published August 31, 2021 Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson spent one of his final days of his August recess in Scio at the Harrison County Williams oil and gas plant. The representative sat down with leaders from the Ohio Oil and Gas Association, the Ohio Energy Education Program to discuss resources available in Eastern Ohio. "We're sitting on top of some of the richest reserves of oil and gas ...

Johnson Votes No on Biden/Pelosi Fake COVID Relief Legislation

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WASHINGTON –Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the House voted on H.R. 1319. Johnson voted no: “Last year, we passed two effective COVID relief bills with bipartisan support. I headed into this current process with an open mind, but in no way could I support the final version Speaker Nancy Pelosi pushed through the House. This reckless bill should’ve focus...