Washington D.C. – On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H. Con. Res. 71 to establish the congressional budget for fiscal year 2018, set forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 and pave the way for tax reform.
Washington D.C. – Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) issued the following statement after the announcement of President Trump’s executive order on healthcare:
Washington D.C. – Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) issued the following statement after the U.S. District Court’s decision in Baker v. Conroy rejected a challenge to Congress' ability to open its meetings with a prayer:
Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) voted in favor of H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Protection Act, to prohibit any person from performing or attempting an abortion after the 20-week period.
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Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04), along with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, recognized Shreveport resident, K.C. Kilpatrick, as an “Angel in Adoption” for generously and selflessly dedicating her time and efforts to bettering the foster care system.
Washington D.C. – On Thursday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) helped pass H.R. 3697, the Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act, to combat gang violence and enhance public safety by removing transnational, criminal gang members.
Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, the House Natural Resources Committee adopted Rep. Mike Johnson’s (LA-04) amendment to H.R. 3668, theSHARE Act, to allow deer hunters to hunt with their dogs in the Kisatchie National Forest located in Louisiana’s Fourth District.
Washington D.C. – The U.S. Department of Transportation today announced the Shreveport Airport Authority and the Beauregard Parish Airport will receive grants totaling $292,712. These grants will provide federal funding for airport improvements.
Washington D.C. – On Friday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) voted in favor of Rep. Bradley Bryne’s (AL-01) amendment to prohibit any efforts to redirect funds allocated under the Gulf of Mexico Security Act (GOMESA) of 2006.
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In January, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., authored a pledge asking freshman members of Congress to be civil toward each other. Nearly every freshman lawmaker signed it. Almost one year later, Heard on the Hill reporter Alex Gangitano spoke to Johnson, and the members of Congress who signed it, about how their first year went.
I’ll take “Things that should never have been legal in the first place for $500,” Alex.
President Trump’s former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, is facing a slew of charges, including failing to register as a foreign agent.
Now two GOP lawmakers have a bill they say can address problems with these federal lobbying rules. But one legal expert sees issues with this bill.
President Trump famously promised that, if elected president, he would “drain the swamp” — upending the culture in Washington that favors the well-connected.
It is special counsel Robert S. Mueller III whose work seems to be sending shock waves through the capital, by exposing the lucrative work lobbyists from both parties engage in on behalf of foreign interests.
After several months of imprisonment, a Louisiana native has returned home from Guatemala.
Zachary Wilson, of Keithville, had been detained since March after old hunting ammunition was found in his bag as he was getting ready to board a plane home. He was returning from a mission trip with the Word of God church, but was placed under arrest.
Congressman Mike Johnson says the the tax cut passed by the U.S. House is a win for the 4th Congressional District.
Republicans say the $1.5 trillion tax bill will slash tax rates on corporations and private businesses, overhaul the individual tax code and eliminate taxes on wealthy heirs.
For years, there’s been an open secret in Washington power circles: It’s highly profitable, if morally dubious, to secretly promote the interests of foreign governments, dictators, or oppressive regimes.
Then came Paul Manafort’s indictment.
The law intended to shine a light on foreign entities and foreign governments working to influence policy in Washington, D.C., has been called everything from "toothless" to "a complete joke."
But Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller isn't laughing — and neither may potential violators if he decides to make it his new weapon of choice.
Among the thanks being given in West Central Louisiana as the annual holiday approaches is the renewed assurance that Fort Polk will remain open and that troops there and at other military installations will be paid more.