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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana

Press Releases

July 28, 2017 Press Release
Introduces legislation to give border patrol agents access to the lands they are sworn to protect

Washington D.C. – On Friday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced the Securing Our Borders and Wilderness Act to combat the dangerous effects the Wilderness Act is having on our immigration system.

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Thursday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced two pieces of legislation, the Increasing Transparency in Federal Audits Act and the Furthering Oversight in Expired Federal Grants Act, aimed at reforming and streamlining federal grant procedures.

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee approved legislation to reform the asylum system by a vote of 19-11. The Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act (H.R. 391), introduced this week by Rep.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Monday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced legislation to stop government encroachment and return land claimed by the federal government back to its rightful, private land owners in Louisiana. Johnson’s legislation voids a 1967 survey being used by the Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to claim the land surrounding Lake Bistineau in Bossier Parish.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration announced two grants totaling more than $1.2 million to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.

July 14, 2017 Press Release
House passes NDAA, Johnson amendment successfully securing key provisions for Louisiana Bases and National Security Efforts

Washington D.C. – On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, to authorize military operations through 2018.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Late Wednesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment introduced by Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) to H.R. 2810, the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.

July 12, 2017 Press Release
In April, Johnson sent a letter to the administration advocating for law enforcement funding in response to severe flooding in Louisiana

Washington D.C. – This week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a grant totaling more than $1.6 million to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety (State Police).

June 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced the Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017 (the SEA Act), to reduce excessive government regulations developed under the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

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