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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 ...

State, local leaders gather for official reopening ceremony at East Ohio Regional Hospital

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By: Brittany Grego WTOV Published on June 21, 2021 State and local leaders gathered for the official reopening ceremony on Monday morning at East Ohio Regional Hospital. The hospital closed its doors in 2019, but thanks to new owner Dr. John Johnson, it reopened in February. Due to the pandemic restrictions, they waited to have an official gathering. Among those to speak at the event were Gov. Mik...

Bill Johnson Introduces CONNECT Act

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Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after Johnson, along with five other representatives, introduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act. Also introducing the legislation were Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Peter Welch (D-VT), David Schweikert (R-AZ), and Doris Matsui (D-CA):

Experts, leaders discuss access to telehealth in Appalachia

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WTAP Published on March 31, 2021 Telehealth isn’t a new concept, but many health and government experts think the COVID-19 pandemic made a lot more people aware of it. In general, officials with WVU Medicine Camden Clark in Parkersburg said WVU Medicine handled about 15,000 telehealth visits in 2019. In the past year, that number jumped to nearly 280,000. Experts say telehealth is a broad term ref...

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...

Johnson Calls for Permanent Access to Telehealth

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Youngstown Business Journal Published on June 24, 2020 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-6, wants Congress “to make access to telehealth permanent for the American people.” Johnson sits on the House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Commission and questioned Drs. Anthony S. Fauci, Robert R. Redfield and Admiral Brett P. Giroir during their appearance yesterday before the panel. At the hearing, Giroir...

CAA program receives $376K telehealth grant

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Lisbon Morning Journal Published on June 4, 2020 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson announced that the Lisbon Community Health Center was awarded a grant for telehealth services from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). The Lisbon Community Health Center was awarded $376,191 for laptop and desktop computers, tablets, telecommunications system upgrades, telehealth equipment, and remote monitoring equip...