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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.

September 18, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA) has approved a federal grant of over $6.8 million to improve the quality of education for students in the Fort Polk community around Leesville.

September 15, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after his bill, H.R. 5384, passed the U.S. House of Representatives. H.R. 5384 names the post office in Mansfield, LA after civil rights leader and former Louisiana legislator Dr.

September 10, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced 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 4, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is receiving $5 million in emergency relief to restore the flow of transportation in the state due to the damage from Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura.

September 3, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that $250,000 is headed to combat substance abuse in the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana.

September 1, 2020 Press Release

Bossier City, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Shreveport Regional Airport is receiving three grants totaling over $2.4 million from the Department of Transportation (DOT). These grants will fund improvements to rehabilitate taxiways, complete a noise study program, and enhance the airport’s security.

August 12, 2020 Press Release

Bossier City, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Coordinating and Development Corporation of Shreveport is receiving $400,000 in coronavirus recovery aid. This grant, authorized under the CARES Act and administered by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), will be used to support economic recovery efforts in the region.

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