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Tonight, I hosted a telephone town hall, which included approximately 2,500 constituents in five of our 15 parishes. One of those constituents asked my office to provide further information regarding the issue of whether illegal immigrants are able to receive U.S. taxpayer-funded benefits. We have posted that specific information here. In addition, the Heritage Foundation has published a number of related studies and data, and concluded in part: “In 2010, for example, the average illegal-immigrant household received $14,387 more in benefits than it paid in taxes.”
Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) testifies before House Armed Services Committee in support of Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk in Louisiana's Fourth Congressional District.
There is no way, in good conscience, I could vote for the omnibus spending bill because its content, and the process behind it, violates our most basic responsibilities and our principles. This package does little to fund our border security efforts, places no restrictions on dangerous sanctuary cities, allows funding for Planned Parenthood and leaves Obamacare completely intact. It falls far short of the expectations the American people have set for their representatives in Congress.
The United States remains one of only 7 nations, including North Korea and China, that allows abortions after 20 weeks - a practice which kills thousands of innocent babies each year. Rep. Johnson speaks on the House floor in support of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act to ensure this is no longer the case.
Johnson’s amendment seeks to increase transparency in H.R. 1096 and to further ensure terrorist organizations are prohibited from receiving taxpayer funds.
Washington, D.C. — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) by a vote of 351 to 66.
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Rep. Mike Johnson Scores 100 Percent on FRC Action's New Scorecard
Standing behind a media campaign directed against the proposed merger of German-based Bayer AG and U.S.-based Monsanto is a public affairs operation with a long history of doing work for a foreign
More than 12,000 people, combined, turned out across the state to march for life on three separate weekends in January and February.
A bipartisan group of 53 freshman members of the 115th U.S. Congress released a document entitled the "Commitment to Civility,” authored by Rep. Johnson, memorializing their agreement to restore collegiality, trust and civility to the Congress.
To date, more than 120 members have signed the pledge.