Fiscal Responsibility

Americans’ 3 Big Concerns Are Inflation, Immigration, and Incompetence, Rep. Mike Johnson Says

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Americans are worried about “three I’s” right now: inflation, immigration, and general incompetence, Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., says. Citizens across the country are “deeply concerned about grocery prices and the price of fuel to fill up the gas tank,” Johnson says. “And they see the wave of illegal migrants coming over the border, and they don’t see any end to it. They’re frustrated with us for ou...

Biden, Dems' disastrous first year – Americans suffering and they want change

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Thursday marks a full year of unified Democrat Party control of Washington, and it is difficult to imagine how President Biden, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats could have performed worse. As a result of their abysmal record, the American people are suffering and the Democrats are facing a once-in-a-generation political crisis of their own making: a policy and messaging nightmare. Among th...

Vice Chairman Johnson Leads Hour of Republican Floor Speeches on Democrats’ Year of Crises

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WASHINGTON, January 19, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today led a series of House Republican floor speeches on the past year of crises engineered by President Biden and Congressional Democrats. Tomorrow is the one-year anniversary of President Biden’s inauguration. Click above for video of the Congressman’s remarks or read his full remarks below: “We are at the anniversa...

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...

FAA gives $500,000 grant to SUSLA aimed at filling more aviation jobs

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Southern University at Shreveport is getting a $500,000 infusion aimed at helping generate interest and preparing students to pursue careers in aviation maintenance as part of a federal push to shore up a shortage of workers in the field. Rep. Mike Johnson announced the grant from the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday. “It’s imperative that we have a dynamic workforce available to meet ...

Barksdale, Fort Polk score big budget wins in the U.S. House passed defense spending bill

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Louisiana military installations led by Barksdale Air Force Base and Fort Polk are set to secure about $1 billion in construction funding in the defense spending bill passed by the U.S. House this week that also includes a 2.7% raise for all service members. "When it was all said and done Louisiana has more military construction dollars than anywhere else in the world," said U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson...

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 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 ...

Town Hall meeting with Congressman Mike Johnson discusses hot button issues

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Congressman Mike Johnson, now in his third term of representing the 4th Congressional District of Louisiana, held a Town Hall meeting in Natchitoches on Nov. 29. “What a joy it was to have so many constituents join us for the gathering and discussion,” Johnson posted on Facebook after the event. “Thank you to everyone who attended…I look forward to seeing you all again soon!” He explained that the...

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...