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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 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's three congressional bills would uphold traditional values

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WASHINGTON (LBM)—U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of the First Baptist Church in Bossier City, introduced three separate pieces of legislation, March 26, with the common objective of advancing traditional values in the 117th Congress. The Oath Act, History and Tradition Protection Act, and the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act are each crafted to correct current legislat... Read more »

Congressman Johnson on CDC school guideline revisions

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The CDC revises guidance for K-12 schools to three feet for physical distance between students in the classroom in addition to face masks. Congressman Mike Johnson said the previous recommendation of six feet placed 89-percent of school children across the nation in the most restrictive red zone category. “Which meant that it would severely limit in-person attendance for all elementary schools and... 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, Correa Lead Bipartisan Coalition Calling for Covid-19 Liability Protections

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BOSSIER, La. – U.S. Representatives Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of President Trump’s Task Force for Reopening America, and Lou Correa (CA-46) led a bipartisan coalition of 12 members calling for COVID-19 liability protections for healthcare providers and facilities, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that have followed public health guidelines. The letter notes that while those harmed by b... Read more »

Op-Ed: Never, Ever Give Up On America

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For many Americans, the celebration of Independence Day this year will be more subdued than usual. We are a resilient people, but the past few months in America have been among the most difficult in our history. Over the past several days, many thoughtful, patriotic friends—and even some members of Congress—have quietly asked me if I think we may actually be reaching some sort of irreversible tipp... Read more »

Johnson Statement on LA Economic Reopening Announcement

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BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of President Trump’s Task Force for Reopening America, today released the following statement in response to Governor Edwards’ announcement that Louisiana will begin Phase 1 of reopening the state’s economy on Friday, May 15: “Governor Edwards has finally announced today his intention to begin Phase 1 of reopening society in Lo... Read more »

Video: Johnson Meets with Trump at White House to Discuss Return to Greatness

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U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today joined President Trump at the White House for a discussion on returning the nation to greatness amid ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. During the meeting Johnson discussed the need for Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards to implement a region-by-region plan to expedite the reopening of the state’s economy, and highlighted the challenges... Read more »

Johnson: "We Can Protect Lives And Livelihoods At The Same Time. In Fact, We Have To"

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BOSSIER CITY, La. – U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04), a member of President Trump’s task force to reopen the American economy, today delivered the following statement while on Capitol Hill to support the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act. The legislation will support American workers and businesses with $310 billion into the Paycheck Protection Program, $10 billio... Read more »