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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 »

Johnson and Louisiana Congressional Delegation Urge President Biden to Grant State’s Request for Major Disaster Declaration

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WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 — U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) and the Louisiana Congressional Delegation today urged President Biden to approve the State of Louisiana’s request for a major disaster declaration in the wake of last month’s winter storm event. “Many of the characteristics of this recent weather event were unprecedented, and its impacts stretched across huge swaths of the state... Read more »

Johnson Honors Friend Luke Letlow on House Floor

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WASHINGTON, February 25, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) honored the memory of his friend the late Rep.-elect Luke Letlow during remarks delivered Tuesday evening on the floor of the House of Representatives. “Luke was known in Louisiana for having a servant's heart,” Johnson said. “He had a peaceful nature about him. When he talked to a constituent or a friend or anyone, ... Read more »

Johnson Commends Federal Investment in Farmerville

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WASHINGTON, February 25, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today commended the U.S. Department of Commerce’s $1 million federal investment to boost advanced manufacturing in Farmerville, Louisiana: “This is great news for Union Parish. This strategic investment will help create nearly 100 jobs in Northern Louisiana while helping establish Farmerville as a manufacturing hub f... Read more »

Johnson and Louisiana Delegation Help Secure Additional Federal Assistance for Hurricane Laura Recovery Efforts

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WASHINGTON, February 22, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today released the following statement after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announced additional federal assistance for the state of Louisiana’s ongoing Hurricane Laura recovery and debris removal efforts: “Today’s announcement of further federal assistance for Louisiana’s ongoing Hurricane Laura clea... Read more »