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December 2, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) and Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), a member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, welcomed news that an estimated $39 million is headed to repair Interstate 20 in Caddo and Bossier Parishes after the lawmakers worked to help secure funding for the project.

November 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) sent a letter to U.S. Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett requesting that the Air Force upgrade the medals awarded to Barksdale-based airmen who carried out one of the opening strikes of Operation Desert Storm.

November 17, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after being elected as Vice Chairman of the House Republican Conference for the 117th Congress.  

November 5, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that Union Parish is receiving over $12,000 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to help provide safe and sanitary housing for low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled.

November 2, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that Shreveport is receiving over $150,000 to help reduce crime in the city.

October 30, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that President Trump has authorized a 100 percent federal cost share for Hurricane Laura recovery for a period of 30 days. Congressman Johnson has been in constant conversations with the White House and requested that Louisiana be relieved of their current cost share obligation in a 

October 28, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded over two million dollars in federal grants to improve water systems in St. Landry and Natchitoches Parish. The rural development grants will be used to update and replace water storage tanks and water lines in the two parishes.

October 27, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after the U.S. Senate voted to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to fill the vacancy in the U.S. Supreme Court:

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:

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