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Congressman Mike Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Louisiana

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August 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Due to the unpredictable weather conditions caused by Hurricane Harvey, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) must cancel his previously scheduled town hall in Evangeline Parish. The meeting was meant to take place this Wednesday in Ville Platte, Louisiana.

August 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – This week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced two grants totaling $775,000 will be awarded to the Shreveport Airport Authority. The grants will provide federal funding for the Shreveport Regional Airport associated with Shreveport, Louisiana.

August 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement after President Trump’s speech outlining his strategy for Afghanistan:

August 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement in the aftermath of the Charlottesville attack:

July 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington D.C. – On Friday, Rep. Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced the Securing Our Borders and Wilderness Act to combat the dangerous effects the Wilderness Act is having on our immigration system.

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.

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In The News

September 14, 2017 In The News

Freshman Rep. Mike Johnson, 45, a Louisiana Republican, talks about civility in his class, graphic design, and his children’s musical talents.

Q: What has surprised you about Congress so far?

September 14, 2017 In The News

Two Louisiana politicians met with an ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala to hopefully send a Shreveport man home.

Representative Mike Johnson and Senator Bill Cassidy met with Manuel Alfredo Espina Pinto to discuss the case of Zachary Wilson on Tuesday, according to Rep. Johnson's office.

September 14, 2017 In The News

A Colorado baker's upcoming case before the Supreme Court over his decision to turn away a same-sex couple seeking a wedding cake "could be a landmark, seismic kind of case" for religious liberty in this country, Crux reports.

September 14, 2017 In The News

Louisiana Congressman Mike Johnson and Senator Bill Cassidy met with Manuel Alfredo Espina Pinto, Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala, to discuss the case of Zachary Wilson of Shreveport, La.

Wilson is currently being detained by Guatemalan authorities after he traveled to the country in March for a mission trip with the Word of God Church.

September 14, 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 14, 2017 In The News

Two of Louisiana's members of Congress met with the Guatemalan ambassador over the case of a Shreveport man detained in the country while trying to return from a church mission trip in March.

September 14, 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 14, 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.

September 12, 2017 In The News

A Colorado baker’s fight to maintain his freedom of expression could be the most influential religious freedom decisions of the US Supreme Court in years, as the court considers the case this term.

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