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Congressman Johnson Calls for the Resignation of DHS Secretary Mayorkas

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WASHINGTON, July 27, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after Axios reported that approximately 50,000 illegal immigrants have been released into the United States without an official notice to appear in court. Today’s report is the latest evidence that the current, unprecedented humanitarian and national security crisis at the southern ...

Johnson Announces $2.2 Million Federal Grant for Natchitoches Airport

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WASHINGTON, July 22, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the City of Natchitoches will receive $2,222,222 to make structural improvements to the Natchitoches Regional Airport. “This grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will allow the City of Natchitoches to reconstruct 4,000 feet of existing runway pavement,” Johnson said. “I’m grateful for this ...

Congressman Johnson Requests Biden Administration Specifically Direct a Portion of State and Local Government Funding to Local Police Departments

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WASHINGTON, July 23, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) sent a letter to President Biden requesting the Administration require that a portion of the $1.9 trillion bailout legislation signed into law earlier this year be directed to law enforcement efforts in our communities. The Congressman’s request comes after the Treasury Department issued an interim rule giving jurisdicti...

Johnson Announces $2.2 Million Federal Grant for Natchitoches Airport

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WASHINGTON— United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the City of Natchitoches will receive $2,222,222 to make structural improvements to the Natchitoches Regional Airport. “This grant from the Federal Aviation Administration will allow the City of Natchitoches to reconstruct 4,000 feet of existing runway pavement,” Johnson said. “I’m grateful for this investment, whic...

EXCLUSIVE: Rep. Mike Johnson Calls On Biden To Issue Formal Rule To Provide Local Police Budgets With Money From American Rescue Plan

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Republican Louisiana Rep. Mike Johnson sent a Thursday letter to President Joe Biden calling on him to issue a formal rule that would provide local police budgets with money from the American Rescue Plan. The Daily Caller first obtained the letter to Biden, which requests the administration issue formal rulemaking specifying that some of the $350 billion in state and local funding in the American ...

House Republicans Call for Answers on Facebook's COVID Misinformation Flags

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A group of House Republicans on the Judiciary Committee are calling on White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeffrey Zients to answer questions about an effort to flag misinformation about vaccines on Facebook. The panel's ranking member, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, was joined in signing the letter by Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., the ranking member on the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Righ...

Entire Louisiana Delegation Supports Supplemental Disaster Relief for Southwest Louisiana

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Clay Higgins (R-LA) led a Louisiana congressional delegation letter today to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) urging them to prioritize Louisiana’s request for supplemental disaster relief in response to Hurricanes Laura and Delta. “Today marks 328 days since the disaster, and as we approach the one-year anniversary of these devastating storms, we are hopefu...

Congressman Johnson Demands Answers from Biden Administration on Immigration Policy

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WASHINGTON, July 20, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today sent a letter to President Biden demanding answers regarding the Administration’s immigration policies. Read the letter below: Dear President Biden, I write to express my concerns about the decisions of your administration regarding immigration policy. Those decisions have clearly failed to secure our nation’s bord...

Congressman Johnson Demands Answers from Biden Administration on Immigration Policy

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United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today sent a letter to President Biden demanding answers regarding the Administration’s immigration policies. Read the letter below: Dear President Biden, I write to express my concerns about the decisions of your administration regarding immigration policy. Those decisions have clearly failed to secure our nation’s borders and have given the impre...

Congressman Mike Johnson Hosts Townhall Meeting

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United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) was in Northwestern Louisiana holding a townhall on Tuesday, July 14, to catch constituents and citizens up on pertinent updates and changes occurring on a federal and state level. The conference was hosted at the Louisiana Tech Academic Success Center on the Bossier Parish Community College (BPCC) campus. After the updates from Washington conclude...

Congressman Mike Johnson talks about immigration, economy and Jan. 6 investigation

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U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson joined an audience of northwest Louisiana citizens early Tuesday morning to discuss the climate in Washington and answer questions that are concerning Louisiana citizens. Louisiana has six congressional districts and Johnson represents District Four, which is located in the northwestern part of the state and is based in Shreveport-Bossier City. Johnson represents over...

Rep. Mike Johnson: Texas Democrats actions 'shameful'

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BOSSIER CITY, La. - Congressman Mike Johnson, R-La., was in Bossier City Tuesday holding a townhall meeting at Bossier Parish Community College. Many topics were covered and asked about by people in the audience including the situation in Texas with Democrats leaving the state to avoid a vote on an election bill. "You see a battle in many of the state legislatures, their trying to shore up their e...

Johnson Announces Nearly $1.5 million for Bellwood Water System

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WASHINGTON, July 8, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Bellwood Water System will receive a $1,072,000 grant and a $408,000 loan to make water system and office building improvements. “This is great news for rural Natchitoches Parish and Northwest Louisiana,” Johnson said. “This crucial investment from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will he...

House Republicans Blame Joe Biden for Border Crisis Amis Inspection with Donald Trump

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House Republicans blamed President Joe Biden for the border crisis Wednesday amid inspecting the chaotic situation with former President Donald Trump. Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC) tweeted the “border cartels treat children like property. This has to end … the Biden Administration must show leadership.” Cawthorn did not mention that the cartels also smuggle drugs into the United States, fueling the...

Top House Republicans Seek Treasury IG Probe of IRS Denial of Faith Group’s Exempt Application

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A trio of key House Republicans are asking the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) to investigate the IRS’ recent denial of a Texas Christian group’s tax-exemption application. “The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) appears to be engaging again in viewpoint discrimination. According to a recent report, the IRS improperly denied tax-exempt status to a religious group on the basis...