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Johnson Earns A+ Rating for 2021 on the Susan B. Anthony List’s Annual National Pro-Life Scorecard

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WASHINGTON, January 19, 2022 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) earned an A+ rating on the 2021 Susan B. Anthony List’s annual National Pro-Life Scorecard the organization announced today. “In a political environment that was so hostile to the sanctity of human life in 2021, I’m encouraged to see so many of my colleagues still standing strong with us for unborn children,” Johnson ...

Johnson Announces $500,000 Grant for Southern University at Shreveport to Spur Aviation Jobs

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WASHINGTON, January 12, 2022 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that Southern University at Shreveport received a $500,000 grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to generate interest in and prepare students to pursue aviation maintenance careers. “It’s imperative that we have a dynamic workforce available to meet the demands of our rapidly evolving ec...

Johnson Commends Federal Court Ruling that the Department of Defense Cannot Punish Service Members Seeking Religious Exemptions from Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON, January 4, 2022 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) commended the ruling issued Monday evening by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas that the Department of Defense cannot punish military service members seeking religious exemptions from the Department’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. In December, 38 House Republicans led by Congressman Johnson along w...

38 House Republicans File Amicus Brief in Support of Navy Service Members Seeking Religious Accommodations for the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

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WASHINGTON, December 20, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) led 38 House Republicans in filing an Amicus Brief before the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas in support of 35 Navy service members seeking religious accommodations for the Department of Defense’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The brief states: “The very first clause of the very First Amen...

Annual National Defense Legislation with Major Louisiana Priorities Secured by Congressman Johnson Passes House of Representatives

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WASHINGTON, December 8, 2021 ­­­— United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) voted in support of the final Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act, which passed the House of Representatives on Tuesday evening by a bipartisan vote. The legislation funds major priorities for our country’s national defense and for Louisiana’s 4th Congressional District, which is home to Barksdale A...

Rep. Mike Johnson: “Is There Any Single State, Local or Personal Issue that President Biden and His Cabinet Won’t Insert Themselves Into?”

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WASHINGTON, December 8, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) said today in the House Judiciary Committee, “At this point, it's entirely fair to ask whether there's any state or local, or even, matter of personal conscience, that the President and his cabinet won't insert themselves into.” “The Department of Justice, under the leadership of President Biden, and Attorney General ...

Johnson Announces Additional Federal Funds to Prosecute Violent Crime

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WASHINGTON, December 8, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Shreveport Police Department, in conjunction with the U.S. Attorney of the Western District of Louisiana, will receive a $150,551 Project Safe Neighborhood grant to increase the identification and prosecution of violent criminals. “The scourge of violent crime has impacted nearly every communi...

Johnson Commends Fort Polk for Army Partnership Award

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WASHINGTON, December 7, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today commended Fort Polk for being selected as a recipient of the 2021 Army Partnership Award, which celebrates the defense communities that actively work to improve the quality of life at their installation. “Fort Polk and the surrounding community are often recognized for their close working relationship to benefit...

Johnson Announces Federal Grant to Help Curb Violent Crime in Caddo Parish

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WASHINGTON, December 3, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, today announced that the Caddo Parish District Attorney’s Office (CPDA) will receive $56,065 from the Department of Justice to improve the prosecution of violent crimes with forensic technology. “In 2021, nearly every major American city saw a dramatic rise in violent crime ...

Congressman Johnson Statement on the Partisan Democrat Multi-Trillion Dollar Tax and Spending Bill

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WASHINGTON, November 18, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) released the following statement after House Democrats passed trillions of dollars in new taxes and spending with no Republican support: “During what should be a period of sustained economic recovery, job growth has stalled, consumer prices are skyrocketing, and many shelves are empty thanks to supply chain chokepoin...