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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’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.

February 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –  Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement regarding the passage of House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1892, the Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act which provides full funding for our military and community health centers.


In The News

December 11, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-New Orleans, earned a shout-out from a Republican congressman when Roll Call asked 17 House freshmen to identify their closest colleagues from across the aisle. The kudos came from Rep.

December 5, 2017 In The News

House freshmen who signed a civility pledge say they’ve been able to live up to their agreement to “disagree without being disagreeable” and even strike up some friendships amid a rancorous Congress.

Rep. Mike Johnson, the author of the pledge that the lawmakers signed in January, said his model for civility is former President Ronald Reagan.

December 5, 2017 In The News

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.

December 5, 2017 In The News

I’ll take “Things that should never have been legal in the first place for $500,” Alex.

November 28, 2017 In The News

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.

November 28, 2017 In The News

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.

November 28, 2017 In The News

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. 

November 20, 2017 In The News

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.

November 20, 2017 In The News

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.

November 17, 2017 In The News

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.