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Bill Johnson Statement on President Obama’s State of the Union Speech

WASHINGTON - Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) issued the following statement after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address earlier this evening: “President Obama...

Ohio Division of Wildlife Initiating K-9 Program

MEIGS COUNTY, Ohio - The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) announced Jan. 16, 2018 that the ODNR Division of Wildlife is joining more...

Summer getaways, festivals and events abound across Ohio

OHIO - From hot air balloon races and prestigious artwork to exploring Native American heritage, Ohio offers experiences that are sure to captivate. Connect...

$2.5 million awarded to Ohio for outdoor recreation projects

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has recommended projects from 14 Ohio communities for grant funding, which will exceed $2.5...

Teachers invited to attend basic archery instruction workshop

ATHENS, Ohio - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP)...

Smoking Down, but Almost 38 Million American Adults Still Smoke

NATIONAL - Overall, cigarette smoking among U.S. adults (aged ≥18 years) declined from 20.9 percent in 2005 to 15.5 percent in 2016. Yet, nearly...

Representatives to Host 21st Century Cures Roundtable

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) and Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH) today announced that they will host a 21st Century Cures roundtable at the...

Health committee approves legislation reducing flow of opioids, expanding treatment options

COLUMBUS, Ohio — State Representative Jay Edwards (R-Nelsonville) today announced that the Ohio House Health Committee has passed legislation he sponsored that originally addresses...

10,000 Rape Kits Tested as Part of Special Initiative in Ohio

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -  Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that forensic scientists with the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) have now tested...

Being safe during summer thunder and lightning storms

COLUMBUS, Ohio - In an annual coordinated effort with the National Weather Service (NWS), the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness is promoting June...

Portman Demands Answers on Missing IRS Emails

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) demanded answers on allegedly unrecoverable emails of former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official Lois Lerner....

Proposed medical marijuana facility in Racine discussed

POMEROY, Ohio – A proposal to bring a medical marijuana growing facility to Meigs County could mean much needed jobs if the State of...

House Passes Rep. Bill Johnson’s Improving Trauma Care Act

WASHINGTON – Congressman Bill Johnson (R-Marietta) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed his Improving Trauma Care Act (H.R. 3548): “Today, the...

Ohio Governor Issues Emergency Declaration for 17 Counties

  COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Feb. 23, 2018 Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich issued an emergency declaration for 17 counties along the Ohio River and...

ODNR Releases Third Quarter Production Data for Horizontal Shale Wells

OHIO – Production results from Ohio’s horizontal shale wells for the third quarter of 2013 were released today by the Ohio Department of Natural...

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