Stories tagged with: CONGRESSMAN BILL JOHNSON

June 19, 2015 - 4:46pm
10 weeks 4 days ago

Ohio Congressman Bill Johnson made a stop in Zanesville Friday to talk about what's happening in the district.

Johnson said the growing oil and gas industry in our region is contributing to a healthy economy and could potentially create many job opportunities.

"I have a bill called the LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act, it has passed the house, and that's designed to get the Department of Energy to make a decision, a timely decision on LNG export permits,"...

December 15, 2014 - 1:45am
37 weeks 2 days ago

This weekend Congressman Bill Johnson gave us an exclusive interview about his personal thoughts on the spending bill which the house passed earlier this week.

The $1.1 trillion bill will fund nearly the entire government through September. Congressman Johnson represents Ohio's 6th District. He gave us his thoughts on it Saturday.

"There is no such thing as a perfect spending bill, there are things in it that I would have taken out, there are things in it that I probably...

August 13, 2014 - 9:04am
1 year 2 weeks ago

A side effect of the Affordable Care Act a $200 billion cut to Medicare Advantage.

Medicare Advantage is a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide consumers with all Part A and Part B benefits.

"We don't get to say very often that a federal program is working well," said 6th District Congressman Bill Johnson. "Medicare Advantage is one of those programs that is actually working well and has in excess of...

August 13, 2014 - 8:25am
1 year 2 weeks ago

A side effect on the Affordable Care Act was a $200 billion cut to Medicare Advantage. 

Medicare Advantage is a type of Medicare health plan offered by a private company that contracts with Medicare to provide consumers with all Part A and Part B benefits. 

"We don't get to say very often that a federal program is working well," said 6th District Congressman Bill Johnson. "Medicare Advantage is one of those programs that is...

August 12, 2014 - 11:14am
1 year 2 weeks ago

A summer recess for congress doesn't mean a break from work for Congressman Bill Johnson.

The 6th District Representative is busy visiting constituents in eastern and southeastern Ohio. The Congressman said through his meetings he's listening to the needs of those living and walking in the district every day.

He said concerns about jobs and the economy continue to surface.

One bill recently passed would eliminate the red tape affecting cross border pipeline projects. He...

May 2, 2014 - 4:53pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

U.S. Representative for the Ohio Sixth District, Bill Johnson stopped into our studios to talk about the latest initiatives being passed by congress.

Johnson says that the use of energy and natural resources in a growing conversation, he says he is making sure that local communities are reimbursed for their resource rich land through the Using our Energy to Build Better Communities Act.

" We have the Wayne National Forest hear in Ohio, for example and when they drill...

April 25, 2014 - 10:54am
1 year 18 weeks ago

If you speak to 92-year-old John Mathews about WWII some memories of his days in Europe return.

Days of driving a half track truck that was used to transport a crew of 13 people. He can tell you about liberating Jewish prisoners in Austria at Gusen and Mauthausen.

He can also remember back to fighting in the Battle of the Bulge, where about 19,000 American soldiers gave their lives.

"I got shrapnel through my arms. The scars are still here," said World War II...

September 13, 2013 - 5:29pm
1 year 50 weeks ago

More than 35 companies with about 4,000 open positions will be at the Southeastern Ohio Jobs Fair September on September 16.

"It's goes through all the different industries. You got oil and gas, retail, restaurants, everybody's hiring right now," said Anthony Adornetto, field representative for Congressman Bill Johnson. "So really, if anyone is unemployed, under employed or just looking for a career change, this'll be the place to come to. "

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