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Johnson Welcomes Acting Air Force Secretary John Roth to Barksdale Air Force Base

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Congressman Johnson and Acting Secretary Roth tour Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier Parish, Louisiana BOSSIER, La., April 6, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today joined Acting Air Force Secretary John Roth on his visit to Barksdale Air Force Base. Congressman Johnson and Acting Secretary Roth toured the installation and met with Airmen stationed there. Congressman Joh... Read more »

Johnson Joins CQ Roll Call Podcast to Discuss Future of the GOP

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WASHINGTON, April 1, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) joined CQ Roll Call’s “Future” podcast this week to discuss the future of the Republican Party, the House Democrat agenda, and other news of the day. Listen to the full episode here, and see excerpts below: On what the Republican Party needs to do to win in the future: “I think this is actually pretty simple. I think the... Read more »

Johnson Announces $180K in Federal Funding for Removal of Non-Hazard Tree Obstructions at Union Parish Airport in Farmerville

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BOSSIER, La., April 1, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that Union Parish Airport in Farmerville, Louisiana will receive $180,000 from the Federal Aviation Administration for removal of non-hazard tree obstructions. “This is good news for Union Parish,” Johnson said. “This award will help keep Union Parish Airport operating safely and efficiently.” Backgroun... Read more »

Johnson Announces $5 Million in Federal Funding for Runway Rehabilitation at Shreveport Downtown Airport

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BOSSIER, La., March 29, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the Shreveport Airport Authority will receive $5 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to rehabilitate runways at the Shreveport Downtown Airport: “For our local airports to continue operating safely and efficiently for travelers, they need federal resources for infrastructure upgrade... Read more »

Johnson Advances Traditional Values in 117th Congress

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BOSSIER, La., March 26, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) introduced three separate pieces of legislation today with the common objective of advancing traditional values in the 117th Congress. The Oath Act: A resolution to formally require witnesses before all House Committees be administered the standard courtroom oath when being sworn in to testify before Congress. As it s... Read more »

Johnson Announces $35K Grant from U.S. Department of Transportation for Three Regional Airports

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BOSSIER, La., March 24, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that three airports in Louisiana’s Fourth Congressional District will receive $35,000 from the U.S. Department of Transportation for operational costs related to the coronavirus pandemic. “Our local airports have taken a significant hit from the coronavirus pandemic, so I am glad to see these funds fro... Read more »

Johnson Announces Additional Federal Assistance for Hurricane Laura Recovery Efforts

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WASHINGTON, March 16, 2021 —United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced additional federal funding to assist the Louisiana National Guard and Beauregard Parish in their ongoing Hurricane Laura recovery efforts: “Today’s announcement of this additional federal assistance for Hurricane Laura r... Read more »

Rep. Johnson and Stephen Waguespack: Democrat Blue State Tax Scheme is Unconstitutional

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WASHINGTON, March 12, 2021 – United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) and Stephen Waguespack, President and CEO of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry (LABI), today released the following statements regarding an unconstitutional provision that was included in the Democrats’ $1.9 trillion “COVID-19 relief bill” passed on Wednesday: Statement by Rep. Johnson: “In addition to ... Read more »

Johnson and Louisiana Congressional Delegation Help Secure Additional Federal Assistance for Winter Storm Cleanup and Recovery Efforts

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WASHINGTON, March 9, 2021 —U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) and the Louisiana Congressional Delegation today announced additional federal assistance for cleanup and recovery from last month’s winter storm event. These resources were made available after the delegation sent a letter to President Biden supporting the State’s request for a federal disaster declaration. “Many of the characteri... Read more »

Johnson and 58 Members of Congress Urge CDC to Allow Greater Level of In-Person Classroom Instruction

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WASHINGTON, March 5, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today led 58 Members of Congress in a letter urging the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to withdraw its recently-issued school reopening guidance, which places 89 percent of schoolchildren in the most restrictive “red zone” category, and to issue a solution that will allow more children to safely return t... Read more »