Fiscal Responsibility

Vice Chairman Johnson Leads Series of 23 Republican Floor Speeches on the House Democrats’ Disastrous Tax and Spending Spree, and the Biden Administration’s Self-Inflicted Crises

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WASHINGTON, November 18, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) led a series of Republican speeches Wednesday evening on the House floor regarding the House Democrats’ disastrous tax and spending spree and the myriad self-inflicted crises of the Biden Administration. “Whether it’s the most expensive Thanksgiving in history, inflation, skyrocketing gas prices, or our overwhelmed s...

Congressman Johnson Commends House Committee Passage of the Save the Liberty Theatre Act

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WASHINGTON, November 17, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today commended the House Natural Resources Committee’s passage of the Save the Liberty Theatre Act—his legislation to give the City of Eunice, Louisiana, full ownership of the Liberty Theatre and its annex, so the community can move forward with its restoration efforts. “The Liberty Theatre has been a staple of Loui...

Johnson: Spiritual battle for future of the nation

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U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, R-Benton, who represents the 4th Congressional District, was at the Evangeline Parish Courthouse on Nov. 11 for the Veterans Day. Following the ceremony, Johnson held a town hall meeting in Mamou where he discussed issues such as energy costs, the southern border, abortion and the vaccine mandate. “I love Mamou,” said Johnson. “The last time I was here in this facility was...

Fort Polk brought nearly $10B in 2020 for Louisiana

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Over 200 Fort Polk Progress members got together at the Vernon Parish Fairgrounds Auditorium on November 10 to get an update on the economic impact Fort Polk has had on the local communities and Louisiana. It was revealed that in 2020, Fort Polk brought in $9.64 billion to the state’s economy. Added to that were 77,000 jobs and generating over $348 million in state and local taxes. Congressman Mik...

Military spending packs $10 billion punch in Louisiana: Here's the breakdown

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Military spending accounts for $9.64 billion of economic activity across Louisiana from Barksdale to Belle Chasse and Fort Polk to the Marine Forces Reserve in New Orleans, according to a study released by the state this week. "From the Battle of New Orleans to LSU’s founding as a military school to the modern-day contributions of Fort Polk, Barksdale Air Force Base and other stalwart facilities, ...

Congressman Johnson Pushes for House Passage of the Save the Liberty Theatre Act

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WASHINGTON, October 14, 2021 — United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today testified before the House Natural Resources Committee to push for passage of the Save the Liberty Theatre Act—his legislation to give the city of Eunice, Louisiana, full ownership of the Liberty Theatre and its annex, so the community can move forward with its restoration efforts. Eunice Mayor Scott Fontenot al...

Johnson Announces Federal Funds for Violence Prevention and Reduction in Shreveport, Bossier, Natchitoches

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Bossier, La., October 13, 2021 ­­­— United States Representative Mike Johnson (LA-04) today announced that the cities of Shreveport, Bossier, and Natchitoches will receive grants from the Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program at the Department of Justice to aid in crime prevention and reduction. “Making sure our law enforcement officers have the resources they need to keep our communities safe is...

Vice Chairman Johnson Leads Weekly House Republicans Press Conference

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WASHINGTON, September 28, 2021 — House Republican Conference Vice Chairman Mike Johnson (LA-04) today delivered the following remarks at the weekly House Republicans press conference. The Congressman joined Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA), Budget Committee Ranking Member Jason Smith (MO), Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Kay Granger (TX), and Representative Beth Van Duyne (TX). Read the ...

Louisiana delegation writes letter asking for Louisiana disaster relief funding

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“Without substantial and robust emergency appropriations from Congress . . . Louisiana families will continue to languish as a result of these devastating storms.” BATON ROUGE, La. – Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), and Reps. Clay Higgins (R-La.), Steve Scalise (R-La.), Mike Johnson (R-La.), Garret Graves (R-La.), Julia Letlow (R-La.) and Troy Carter (D-La.), today wrote to Pr...

Louisiana Delegation Urges President Biden to Approve Major Disaster Declaration for Hurricane Ida

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) and John Kennedy (R-LA), and U.S. Representatives Steve Scalise (R-LA-1), Garret Graves (R-LA-6), Mike Johnson (R-LA-4), Clay Higgins (R-LA-3), Julia Letlow (R-LA-5) and Troy Carter (D-LA-2) urged President Joe Biden to grant a major disaster declaration for Louisiana following Hurricane Ida, which made landfall along the Louisiana coast as a Ca...