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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.

August 11, 2020 Press Release

Bossier City, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the list of eligible commodities of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) now includes crawfish. CFAP provides direct financial assistance to farmers and ranchers whose businesses have been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

August 7, 2020 Press Release

Bossier City, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), who represents Barksdale AFB and Ft. Polk JRTC, today announced a $764,600 award to Shreveport’s Elle Foundation to assist local veterans struggling with homelessness.

August 6, 2020 Press Release

Bossier City, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced more than $13.4 million in COVID-19 aid has been awarded to Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport. $12.4 million of the funds will go toward enhancing the facility’s capacity for medical care through the addition of new ICU, surgical, and hospital beds.

August 4, 2020 Press Release

BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Kennedy Center of Louisiana in Shreveport is receiving over $400,000 to support housing for victims of human trafficking.

July 31, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) – whose district includes Fort Polk JRTC – today led Louisiana’s Republican House delegation in sending a letter to Defense Secretary Mark Esper endorsing two Defense Community Infrastructure Program (DCIP) projects for Fort Polk, La.

July 21, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), whose district includes Barksdale AFB and Fort Polk JRTC, secured passage of five amendments to the annual defense bill currently being considered in the House.

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