Fiscal Responsibility

GOP lawmakers blast the Biden admin's student loan debt cancellation plan and warn it will increase inflation

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Republicans have been lambasting President Joe Biden's plan to cancel massive quantities of federal student loan debt. The administration's plan calls for wiping out $20,000 of student loan debt for individuals who received Pell Grants and $10,000 for those who did not get Pell Grants — this debt cancellation would be available to individuals earning less than $125,000…

New focus on defense spending in Louisiana

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Last year’s annual defense bill authorized the U.S. Army and Air Force to spend more money in Louisiana than in any other state, and the strides are expected to continue as we march further into 2022.  The massive investments represent an important win for the Bayou State, where defense spending played a notable role even before the current boon. According to a report issued last…

Mike Johnson: Biden’s ‘Creating a New Danger’ by Using Petroleum Reserve as ‘Personal Energy Slush Fund’

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On Thursday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) reacted to reports that some of the oil released from the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve was exported to other countries, including China, by stating that the reserve is for emergencies, “not the personal energy slush fund of the president.” And now Biden has “drained it three times to…

Johnson focuses on rural health care, broadband

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U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Benton, discussed the need for expansion of rural health care and broadband access for rural Louisiana on Wednesday during a town hall meeting with constituents and elected officials from Allen Parish. Johnson, who serves the 4th Congressional District which is located in the rural areas of Allen, Beauregard and Vernon parishes, said rural health care has been…

VIDEO: Mike Johnson On Biden’s Blame-Shifting On Inflation

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One of our favorite congressmen Mike Johnson (who by the way wrote the foreword for my new book The Revivalist Manifesto, the reviews of which have been quite good and you should buy it today) was on the Fox Business Channel with Maria Bartiromo this morning. It was a short appearance, but Johnson didn’t need a whole lot of time to blow away the idiocy of the Biden administration’s…

DeSoto Parish gets long-awaited grant to improve access to I-49 Industrial Park

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MANSFIELD, La. – DeSoto Parish police jurors learned Tuesday a long sought-after federal grant to save jobs at an industrial park by improving the access road has been funded. The process has taken two years and several sometimes-contentious meetings to get to this point. At one time, a business owner at the Interstate 49 Industrial Park said he was making alternate plans to move…

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…

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…

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…

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…