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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana

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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.

June 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Tuesday, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Army and the Army Corps of Engineers released a proposed rule to rescind the Clean Water Rule and re-codify the regulatory text that existed prior to 2015 defining "waters of the United States" or WOTUS. 

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In The News

September 20, 2017 In The News

Members of Congress say a Louisiana man has been detained in Guatemala since March after bullets were found in his luggage during an airport scan.

Sen. Bill Cassidy and Rep. Mike Johnson say Zachary Wilson of Shreveport was arrested following a church mission trip.

September 20, 2017 In The News

In the wake of hurricanes Harvey and Irma, Gulf Coast supporters of reforming the national flood insurance program are ramping up efforts to get Congress to act.

“It’s going to put more attention on" concerns about the flood insurance program, said Windell Curole, general manager for the South Lafourche Levee District Board of Commissioners.

September 20, 2017 In The News

Louisiana representatives in the U.S. House split 4-1 along party lines on a bill to expand the federal government's authority to deport or detain immigrants who are suspected of gang activity and, according to critics, to promote racial profiling and erode due process.

September 20, 2017 In The News

Deer season is quickly approaching and many deer hunters enjoy the sport while providing food for their families. But hunters have been prevented from hunting deer with dogs in national forests in our area.

September 20, 2017 In The News

Zack Wilson traveled to Guatemala to build a church kitchen and give Hot Wheels cars to children while spreading the word of God for his Shreveport church.

That was in March.

September 20, 2017 In The News

In a Capitol Hill battle over the financial industry's use of arbitration clauses in contracts to limit class-action lawsuits, a key undecided Republican has attracted the attention of bank lobbyists and consumer advocates.

September 20, 2017 In The News

In a Capitol Hill battle over the financial industry’s use of arbitration clauses in contracts to limit class-action lawsuits, a key undecided Republican has attracted the attention of bank lobbyists and consumer advocates.

September 20, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana has secured more than 120 of his House colleagues' signatures on the "Commitment to Civility" pledge, but he'd like land President Trump.

"I would love for him to sign it," Johnson, R-Benton, said in an interview with The Times Editorial Board Tuesday.

September 20, 2017 In The News

For the third time since 2013 property taxes are going down in Webster Parish.

Tax Assessor Morris Guin announced Tuesday he’s returning $500,000 to taxpayers through reduced property assessments. That brings to $1.5 million the total amount of tax savings in the past four years.

September 20, 2017 In The News

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the airports in Leesville and Minden will receive federal grants totaling $4,355,800 that will go to airport improvements.

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