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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana


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April 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) testified before the House Armed Services Committee on the importance of funding missions at Barksdale Air Force Base, home to the Air Force Global Strike Command, and Fort Polk Army Base, home to the Army Joint Readiness Training Center.

April 11, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, Rep. Mike Johnson’s (LA-04) legislation to stop government encroachment and return land claimed by the federal government back to its rightful, private landowners in Louisiana passed the House Natural Resources Committee with unanimous consent.

March 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  —  Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement on the passage of H.R.

March 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  —  Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to train students, school officials, and local law enforcement on how to recognize and respond quickly to warning signs and provide funding for technology to keep schools safe.

March 12, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  —  The U.S. Department of the Interior and the National Park Service today announced $12.6 million in grants for 51 projects in 24 states that preserve sites and highlight stories related to the African American struggle for equality in the 20th century.

March 7, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  —  The United States-Israel Joint Drone Detection Cooperation Act introduced last week by U.S.

February 21, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  The 9/11 Families & Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism has submitted to Congress a letter of support for Rep.

February 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) will host three town halls next week in Bossier, Union and Claiborne Parishes. These events are open to the press. Please contact Ainsley Holyfield if you plan to attend.   


Bossier Parish Town Hall



February 9, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Early Friday morning, Congress passed a colossal spending bill that will raise the debt ceiling and provide a 13 percent increase in across-the-board government spending. The deal will bust budgetary caps by $296 billion over two years, nearly four times the package passed in 2015 and nearly five times the package passed in 2013.


In The News

January 30, 2018 In The News

One day a week ago, my staff handed me a constituent email they thought I might want to answer during the little extra time we had on the House Floor. Because the email asked a question – what’s the most important thing needed for a Republic to survive? – I think EVERY young American should be encouraged to consider, I decided to share the correspondence here.

January 30, 2018 In The News


Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) invited combat veteran Brian Steorts to be his guest of honor at the State of the Union Address. Steorts was born at Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City and served eight consecutive combat deployments.

January 19, 2018 In The News

More money could be coming to your wallet thanks to the federal tax overhaul Congress passed a month ago.
 Last week the United States Treasury Department announced it's adjusted the amount the Internal Revenue Service will take out of paychecks to account for the new tax law.

January 17, 2018 In The News

The House Judiciary Committee plans to take up a bill on Wednesday that would overhaul the 1938 law governing foreign lobbying disclosures, but the measure’s fate in the Senate remains unclear.

January 12, 2018 In The News

The US House Natural Resources Committee approved a measure that aims to streamline offshore oil and gas producers’ applications for incidental harassment authorizations not directly related to exploration and production. H.R.

January 12, 2018 In The News

This week, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle will come together in hopes of building a better working relationship.

This informal group hopes to inspire Congress to set aside tensions and build a more positive tone - something they hope can trickle down to state and local governments, too.

January 4, 2018 In The News

The recently passed 2018 National Defense Authorization Act includes key components for both the B-52s and Global Strike Command at Barksdale Air Force Base.

January 3, 2018 In The News

AMBR’s Kevin Gallagher talks with Louisiana District 4 Congressman Mike Johnson; about the year that was in 2017, and about the year ahead. Johnson says he’s proud that Congress worked with President Trump to remove loads of onerous federal regulation on business. He looks forward to further progress and a successful re-election in 2018.

January 3, 2018 In The News

The tax bill that won passage this week in Congress has provisions that members of Louisiana’s congressional delegation say specifically benefit Louisiana.

“Disaster tax relief is huge,” Sen. Bill Cassidy said Thursday in an interview.

December 21, 2017 In The News

Several major companies are announcing Thursday morning that they plan to boost employee pay and bonuses in wake of federal tax law changes.