U.S. Congressman Bill Johnson visited the Muskingum County Business Incubator Monday.
The Congressman represents eastern and southeastern region of Ohio and said one thing he continues to fight for is job and business growth in the area and he's proud to see a program like MCBI helping small business owners get off the ground in the local community.
"Having an entity like this makes it a lot easier and so there's comfort in numbers so if you've got folks that have done it...
Army veteran Wayne Shelton of Norwich has waited 45 years to receive his Purple Heart.
Shelton was awarded the Purple Heart for his service in Vietnam, but never received a medal. He served in Vietnam for a little over 11 months.
Shelton is among many veterans who wait years to receive the medals they so bravely earned. It was an emotional Wednesday morning as Congressman Bill Johnson presented him with the honorable award in a special ceremony.
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,"...
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...
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...
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...