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Johnson Introduces No Communist Countries Participating in Lobbying Act

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BOSSIER, La., May 7, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced the No Communist Countries Participating in Lobbying Act — legislation to make it illegal for former Members of Congress to lobby in the United States on behalf of communist governments or entities controlled by communist governments. “From targeting American companies with unfair trade practices to cont... Read More »

Louisiana Civil Rights Trail unveils new marker at Little Union Baptist Church in Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, La- Three new inaugural markers for the new Louisiana Civil Rights Trail were unveiled in Shreveport on Friday morning. It happened at the Little Union Baptist Church on Milam Street. The life-sized markers are supposed to illuminate the role Louisiana played in shaping American history during the 50's and 60's. Little Union Baptist Church was the epicenter of civil rights in Shrevepor... Read More »

Johnson Introduces No Communist Countries Participating in Lobbying Act

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United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today introduced the No Communist Countries Participating in Lobbying Act — legislation to make it illegal for former Members of Congress to lobby in the United States on behalf of communist governments or entities controlled by communist governments. “From targeting American companies with unfair trade practices to contributing to the fast spread ... Read More »

The Liberty Letter

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Hello, friends! Welcome back to my weekly newsletter highlighting what’s happening on Capitol Hill and in Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District. Thank you for subscribing and please consider recommending my newsletter to a friend. IN THE HOUSE Last Friday, I introduced the One Agency Act, which would bring all federal authority for policing anticompetitive behavior by Big Tech and other major cor... Read More »

Johnson announces winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition, The Best of Louisiana

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United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition, The Best of Louisiana: 1st Place: Rachel Morvant, DeRidder 2nd Place: Madalyn Hobbs, Shreveport 3rd Place: Ashley Smith, Bernice The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide, visual art contest for high school students, where one piece of artwork from each district is chosen t... Read More »

Johnson, Jordan and Steube Introduce Legislation to Consolidate Federal Antitrust Authority from Two Agencies into One

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WASHINGTON, April 30, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (OH-04) and Representative Greg Steube (FL-17) today introduced the One Agency Act which would consolidate the federal government’s antitrust enforcement authority from the two federal agencies which currently share jurisdiction—the Federal Trade Commission and the De... Read More »

Johnson Announces Winners of the 2021 Congressional Art Competition, The Best of Louisiana

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BOSSIER, La., April 30, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced the winners of this year’s Congressional Art Competition, The Best of Louisiana: 1st Place: Rachel Morvant, DeRidder 2nd Place: Madalyn Hobbs, Shreveport 3rd Place: Ashley Smith, Bernice The Congressional Art Competition is a nationwide, visual art contest for high school students, where one piece of ... Read More »

Johnson Advocates for Defense Community Projects

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Bossier, La., April 27, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today submitted two requests for funding for national defense related community projects at Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk Joint Readiness Training Center. Details of the community projects are below: Barksdale Air Force Base — New Entrance Road and Gate Complex Recipient: Department of the Air Force Recipient... Read More »

The Liberty Letter

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Hello, friends! I want to welcome you all to my weekly newsletter highlighting what’s happening on Capitol Hill and in Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District. Thank you for subscribing and please consider recommending my newsletter to a friend. IN THE HOUSE On Wednesday evening, my Republican colleagues and I went to the House Floor to call on the Biden Administration and House Democrats to drop p... Read More »

Johnson Leads Series of Republican Floor Speeches on Biden’s Border Crisis and the Partisan Democrat Infrastructure Proposal

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WASHINGTON, April 22, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) led a series of Republican speeches yesterday evening on the House floor on Biden’s Border Crisis and the partisan Democrat “infrastructure” proposal. “When President Biden was inaugurated, the American people will remember, he called for unity,” Johnson said. “He promised to work across the aisle, to work with Republic... Read More »

Johnson Joins Fox News to Discuss Democrat Court Packing Legislation and Biden’s Border Crisis

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WASHINGTON, April 19, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) joined Fox News’ Fox Report with Jon Scott this weekend to discuss the Democrat court packing legislation and the ongoing humanitarian crisis at the border. Watch the full interview here, and see excerpts below: On Democrat court packing legislation: “I think it will backfire. I think the American people are widely oppo... Read More »

Republicans rip Democrats plan to expand Supreme Court

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Republican lawmakers are blasting plans by congressional Democrats to introduce legislation expanding the Supreme Court by four justices. The Democrats' proposal is aimed at breaking the conservative grip on the court, Reuters reported. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Reps. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., Hank Johnson, D-Ga., and Mondaire Jones, D-N.Y., are expected to announce Thursday the introduction of the... Read More »

Johnson sees harder edge in partisan politics

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In 2017, first-term Congressman Mike Johnson arrived in Congress asking other members to sign a civility pledge. On Friday, Johnson was in Eunice to accept artwork by Zach Soileau depicting the Liberty Theatre and commented on the state of civility in the Capitol. “Tough right now,” he said. “I was explaining this to a group last night. There has been a real change in the atmosphere on Capitol Hil... Read More »

Senate Republicans demand a say in infrastructure legislation

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Senate Republicans are wary of posturing from President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats trying to get bipartisan support for the nearly $2.3 trillion American Jobs Plan infrastructure proposal. The initial plan released by the White House was a nonstarter for Republicans. The vast majority of the spending was not initiatives traditionally considered infrastructure such as roads and bridges,... Read More »

Congressman visits, accepts artwork

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Zach Soileau, second from left, presented a drawing he did of the Liberty Theatre to U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, third from left, on Friday morning. Also shown, from left, are Paul Feavel and Pat Dossman, both of the Liberty Theatre of Eunice Board. Johnson is authoring legislation to transfer ownership of the theater annex to the city of Eunice. Soileau, who works at LSUE, also presented Johnson artw... Read More »