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"If everybody had a brand new Cadillac in the driveway that'd be great but if you can't afford to put gasoline in the tank, it doesn't do you a whole lot of good. It just sits there."
U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Benton, talked about health care Thursday in a town hall meeting with constituents.
Johnson, who represents the 4th Congressional District, including Allen, Beauregard and Vernon parishes, said premiums in Louisiana have risen 123 percent and that the quest for affordable health care is at a crisis stage.
MINDEN, LA - Congressman Mike Johnson is holding a town hall meeting later this afternoon in Minden.
The town hall is from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. inside the Minden City Hall courtroom, 520 Broadway Street.
Minden Town Hall
A church mission trip to Guatemala turns into a nightmare for a Keithville man after he is detained and put in prison. His family speaks about their difficult efforts to bring him home.
Division in Washington continues, even after the shooting of a high-profile congressman. But some members of Congress are calling for an end to the sometimes-hateful rhetoric. One Louisiana congressman says the harsh dialogue needs to go.
“We all lamented, all of us that the level of public discourse has declined so much,” said Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA).
As the growing scourge of terrorism threatens innocent people around the globe, it is maddening that some nations not only embrace the sponsors of terrorism, but fuel their evil with financial support. The United States must always stand against this madness.
In-state political issues have been taking center stage, but as Congress recesses for Independence Day, let’s check in on Louisiana’s delegation to Washington, D.C.
Congressman Steve Scalise remains hospitalized as he recovers from being shot at baseball practice June 14th, but he is out of the ICU. We wish him well.
Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing examining how excessive litigation is draining taxpayer resources and preventing the Department of the Interior (DOI) from fulfilling its core statutory functions and responsibilities.