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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana

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July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Thursday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced two pieces of legislation, the Increasing Transparency in Federal Audits Act and the Furthering Oversight in Expired Federal Grants Act, aimed at reforming and streamlining federal grant procedures.

July 26, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee approved legislation to reform the asylum system by a vote of 19-11. The Asylum Reform and Border Protection Act (H.R. 391), introduced this week by Rep.

July 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Monday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced legislation to stop government encroachment and return land claimed by the federal government back to its rightful, private land owners in Louisiana. Johnson’s legislation voids a 1967 survey being used by the Federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to claim the land surrounding Lake Bistineau in Bossier Parish.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration announced two grants totaling more than $1.2 million to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources.

July 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2810, the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, to authorize military operations through 2018.

July 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Late Wednesday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives adopted an amendment introduced by Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) to H.R. 2810, the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – This week, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced a grant totaling more than $1.6 million to the Louisiana Department of Public Safety (State Police).

June 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced the Streamlining Environmental Approvals Act of 2017 (the SEA Act), to reduce excessive government regulations developed under the federal Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA).

June 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Wednesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced an amendment to H.R. 1096, the Judgement Fund Transparency Act.

June 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) testified before the House Rules Committee on H.R. 3003, the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act, and H.R.

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In The News

November 1, 2017 In The News

With the backdrop of two members of President Donald Trump's campaign team facing indictments, in part from violations of the FARA violations, Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson and Republican Senator Chuck Grassley have introduced today legislation intended to reduce loopholes, strengthening reporting requirements and other safeguards.

 

November 1, 2017 In The News

House Judiciary Committee Member Mike Johnson (R-Benton) and Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) today introduced legislation to improve transparency and accountability of agents working on behalf of foreign principals to influence American policy.

October 30, 2017 In The News

The Delta Regional Authority announced this week that it will invest over $50,000 in the Greater Beauregard Chamber of Commerce’s efforts to make DeRidder a “work-ready community.”

October 24, 2017 In The News

 

Stocks continued their ascent Friday, capping the week at new all-time highs, as lawmakers took a critical step toward cutting taxes.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 165 points, or 0.71%, to 23,328.63. The S&P 500 rose 13 points, or 0.51%, to 2,575.21. The Nasdaq gained 24 points, or 0.36%, to 6,629.05.

October 18, 2017 In The News

After months of praying and waiting, an ArkLaTex family is breathing a sigh of relief and planning a homecoming celebration.

Zack Wilson has been detained in Guatemala since March. 

That's when hunting ammunition was found in the Caddo Parish resident's bag at the airport as tried to return from a mission trip.Zack Wilson has been detained in Guatemala since March.

October 18, 2017 In The News

After a long, difficult process a local family finally hears the news they've been waiting for. Zach Wilson, the Keithville man detained in Guatemala will be returning home soon.

October 17, 2017 In The News

Zack Wilson, a Keithville man detained in Guatemala since March, soon will return home to Louisiana, his family and friends learned Monday afternoon.

Wilson called his wife, Lisa, to tell her he learned at a court hearing Monday that he'll be released from detention in a month or less.

October 17, 2017 In The News

The family of a Keithville man who found himself locked up while on a mission trip in Guatemala may be reunited with him soon.

In a video posted to Facebook, Zack Wilson was heard telling his two boys that he will be returning to the United States.

"The judge charged Zack with a 2 years sentence but by the grace of God he suspended the sentence," the post read.

October 10, 2017 In The News

How Congress recently handled disaster relief shows why things need to change. Louisiana’s U.S. senators didn't distinguish themselves in the process.

September 28, 2017 In The News

A Shreveport woman's dedication to helping children is earning her recognition in the nation's capital.  On Tuesday, Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana, along with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute, recognized K.C.

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