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October 22, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced more than $2.2 million in federal grants to improve telemedicine and distance learning for Louisianians in the Fourth Congressional District. These investments, administered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will be used to do the following:

October 21, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today sent a letter to Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper encouraging the department to consider Barksdale AFB as a candidate for its newest high-tech telecommunications program to test fifth generation (5G) wireless defense applications. The letter goes on to state:

October 15, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the North Louisiana Criminalistics Laboratory Commission a $200,000 grant. These funds will support local and state criminal forensics by increasing the processing capacity of DNA laboratories, thereby reducing the number of DNA samples awaiting analysis.

October 14, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Department of Justice has awarded the Caddo Parish School Board over $749,000 to support efforts to reduce violence and crime in schools.

September 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) sent a letter to President Trump requesting him to consider a cost share adjustment for Hurricane Laura recovery.

September 26, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), the Ranking Member of House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, delivered the following message after President Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to be the next U.S. Supreme Court Justice.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $548,000 to complete the construction of a 275 foot taxiway at Leesville Airport. This will eliminate the need for aircraft to back-taxi on the runway.

September 23, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Kennedy (R-LA), a member of Senate Judiciary Committee, and U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, today announced that nearly one million in grant funding is headed to local and state agencies to support law enforcement in Louisiana.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced an almost $4 million grant to improve safety along the Kansas City Southern rail line that runs between Frierson and Starks. These improvements, authorized by the U.S.

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In The News

September 23, 2020 In The News

Prior to the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, everyone knew that the next open seat on the Supreme Court would spark an epic battle that could determine the direction of the Court—and our nation—for decades. While President Trump’s short list of potential nominees is filled with excellent jurists, the current frontrunner is, and rightfully should be, Judge Amy Coney Barrett.  

September 23, 2020 In The News

America’s status as “the land of opportunity” is unique in the history of the world. In this country, any individual from any background can start their own company or rise to the top of their chosen career field solely on their own merit, hard work and determination. Anything is possible here, and everyone can achieve their own “American dream.”

September 22, 2020 In The News

Like others before him, Donald Trump wore the finest attire on the day he became the most powerful man in the world. His well-coifed and well-dressed adult children looked the part also as they watched him become not just the president but also the wealthiest man to ever occupy the Oval Office.

September 10, 2020 In The News

Bossier City, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) announced today that northwest Louisiana is receiving over $1.8 million to respond to the coronavirus in Shreveport and Bossier City. Authorized under the CARES Act and allocated by the U.S.

September 8, 2020 In The News

A group of Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee sent a letter Tuesday to Democratic Chairman Jerry Nadler demanding he denounce “left-wing violent extremism” and more.

September 8, 2020 In The News

Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday slammed committee chairman Jerrod Nadler, New York Democrat, for refusing to acknowledge “violent left-wing extremists.”

August 4, 2020 In The News

SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – A Shreveport non-profit is one of more than 70 organizations in 33 states getting a cut of more then $35 million in Justice Department grants aimed at providing safe housing for survivors of human trafficking.

July 22, 2020 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-Bossier City), who represents Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District, held a tele-town hall meeting Monday for his constituents in Bossier Parish.

During the meeting, Congressman Johnson geared his opening remarks to what he called “update on some late-breaking news and things happening on Capitol Hill and back home.”

July 3, 2020 In The News

For many Americans, the celebration of Independence Day this year will be more subdued than usual.  We are a resilient people, but the past few months in America have been among the most difficult in our history.

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