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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana

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February 12, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – The office of U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide, visual art contest for high school students.

February 7, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement following President Donald Trump’s second State of the Union Address:

February 4, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. House Representative Mike Johnson (R-La.), House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), U.S. House Representative Jody Hice (R-Ga.) and U.S.

January 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – In the first two weeks of the 116th Congress, U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) co-sponsored multiple pieces of pro-life legislation and introduced the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA). This bill protects minors from those who might seek to circumvent parental notification or consent laws when obtaining an abortion.

January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Two of the first bills introduced by U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) in the 116th Congress address glaring issues with our immigration laws. The first, the Closing Asylum Loopholes Act, increases the “credible fear” standard to reduce fraud in the asylum process and preserve the programs for those truly in need.

January 3, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, newly elected House Speaker Nancy Pelosi put H.R. 21 (Making Appropriations for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2019) on the House floor for a vote. The bill increases discretionary spending levels from the last fiscal year and repeals President Trump’s “Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance” policy.

December 20, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON –  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a continuing resolution to fund the government through February 8, 2019, with a critical amendment adding $5.7 billion for border security. The amended continuing resolution passed the House and heads to the Senate for final confirmation.

December 12, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (R-La.) released the following statement after voting in favor of the 2018 Farm Bill Conference Report:

 

December 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced $18,674,000 million in investments to help rebuild and improve rural water infrastructure in Louisiana’s Fourth District. This funding is part of a $1.2 billion investment across 46 states.

December 4, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Fort Polk was awarded the 2018 Army Community Partnership Award today for demonstrating partnerships that enhance Army readiness, modernize Army processes and improve business reform, while building stronger community relationships.

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February 13, 2019 In The News

ALEXANDRIA (LBM) –Even as the legislatures in New York and Virginia announced bills to legalize the killing of babies up to the moment of birth and even those who had survived abortion, Louisianans gathered on multiple weekends around the Pelican state to declare that the lives of the unborn and the  just born matter here.

February 13, 2019 In The News

The office of U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson, R-LA,  is seeking entries for the 2019 Congressional Art Competition, a nationwide, visual art contest for high school students.

February 12, 2019 In The News

Conservative lawmakers in the House are trying to force a vote on a bill protecting babies born alive after abortion, after a Democrat in the Senate last week blocked Republicans in the upper chamber from passing similar legislation by unanimous consent.

February 7, 2019 In The News

(CNSNews.com) – The House Judiciary Committee convened a hearing on “gun violence prevention” Wednesday morning, but the proceedings hit a snag when Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) omitted the phrase “So help me God” as he swore in the witnesses.

February 7, 2019 In The News

President Trump's state of the union speech played predictably well in Louisiana, even with its Democratic governor, which is no surprise considering the state remains a Trump strong-hold.

Following is some reaction from Gov. John Bel Edwards, congressmen and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.

February 5, 2019 In The News

Politics can do a lot to solve the world's problems -- but it can't do everything. When it comes to history's great moral dilemmas, hearts had to be changed before laws were. And that shift almost always started in the same place: the church.

February 5, 2019 In The News

For years, House Republicans would blame the Senate if they didn’t get their way in spending negotiations. But now, amid an ongoing border wall funding dispute, GOP lawmakers in both chambers are finally on the same page.

February 4, 2019 In The News

Pay raises for #ThemToo?

House Democrats on Wednesday shot down a Republican proposal to block federal employees disciplined for sexual misconduct from receiving the same pay rise as other federal workers.

February 4, 2019 In The News

House Democrats on Wednesday rejected a Republican proposal to add a provision that would block federal employees who were disciplined for sexual misconduct to receive the same pay raise as the rest of their colleagues.

February 4, 2019 In The News

What a difference a year makes.

Then again, you knew that already. There’s a reason, after all, why writers and others use that adage, which just so happens to fit rather snugly when applied to Louisiana’s current congressional delegation. Just use your own brain to travel back in time and give it some thought.

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