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Student debt plan is unfair, irresponsible

| Posted in Opinion Pieces
Tags: Education

Ironton Tribune Published on March 20, 2021 By: Rep. Bill Johnson Many Democrats in Washington are calling on President Joe Biden to forgive student loans — as much as $50,000 per loan. The president himself wants $10,000 per loan. Like many policies the left is pushing these days, it sounds good. But, on closer inspection, it’s both fundamentally unfair and deeply irresponsible. The burden of deb...

Bill Johnson Announces ARC Grant for Belmont College

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Tags: Education

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) today announced the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded Belmont College a grant through the Advanced Welding Workforce Initiative: This morning, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) announced five grant awards as part of the Advanced Welding Workforce I...

Congressmen Johnson, Balderson, Stivers and Gibbs Announce $2 Million Grant for Mental Health Providers in Appalachian Schools

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Highly competitive U.S. Department of Education grant awarded to support placing behavioral health specialists in Belmont, Guernsey, Harrison, Morgan, Muskingum, Noble and Tuscarawas county schools. The grant will create a partnership between the local school districts, the Appalachian Children Coalition and Ohio University.

Students tour manufacturers’ sites

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Students considering their futures encountered some of the companies that might be part of their career pathways during Friday morning’s Manufacturing Your Future event organized by Building Bridges to Careers.