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Sam Johnson: U.S. Congressman, Third District of Texas

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As Representative of the 3rd District of Texas, it's my top priority to listen to the opinions and concerns of the good folks in Collin County and to then make sure my vote in Washington reflects the majority. I also respond to constituents' letters, phone calls, and emails - it is their views that guide my efforts and conservative voting record.

For more information on specific legislative issues, please select a link below:
  • 2nd Amendment

    As a 29-year Air Force combat veteran and seven-year POW in Vietnam who fought to protect our democracy and uphold our Constitution, I am a proud supporter of the right to keep and bear arms. Eligible, law-abiding citizens should have the right to pu...

  • Energy Solutions

    Americans want, need, and deserve real energy solutions that will provide affordable energy for years to come and that will also reduce our dependence on foreign oil and unstable countries. Instead of Washington imposing a cap-and-trade scheme on our...

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    As a staunch fiscal conservative, I believe Washington should respect hardworking taxpayers’ dollars by living within its means and balancing its budget. That’s why I have voted time and again against out-of-control Washington spending as well as for...

  • Health Care

    As a Constitutional conservative I believe Washington should NOT dictate what kind of health care plans you should have, let alone FORCE you to buy something you don’t need or don’t want. That is one of the many reasons why I opposed Obamacare since ...

  • Immigration

    My Stance on Immigration 2014 Border Crisis Obama’s Executive Amnesty My Recent Efforts to Combat Obama’s Executive Amnesty Introducing legislation Votes on the House Floor Other Key Actions Texas Challenges President Obama in Court My Stance on Imm...

  • Jobs and the Economy

    Jobs are not created by government. Prosperity isn’t either. Jobs and prosperity are created by risk-taking entrepreneurs, successful businesses, and hardworking Americans who take pride in what they do. Government can make this process easier or gov...

  • National Security

    One of my most sacred duties as your representative in Congress is to “provide for the common defense” as the Constitution has lain out. I believe this is more important than ever because today America faces a wide array of serious challenges around ...

  • Right to Life

    As a Christian, father, and grandfather, I believe in the sanctity of human life. And as a Constitutional conservative, it is a priority of mine to protect our unalienable Rights that our Founding Fathers established in the Declaration of Independenc...

  • Social Security

    For over 80 years, Americans have been paying part of their hard-earned wages for Social Security – a program many Americans rely on in their old age for retirement security. But you may not know this: Social Security also helps Americans in the even...

  • Trans-Pacific Partnership

    What is TPP? Can I Read TPP? When Will Congress Consider TPP? What is TPP? TPP stands for Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP is a trade deal being negotiated between the United States and 11 other countries (Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chi...

  • Veterans

    The Third District of Texas is a deeply patriotic community that is home to many veterans. And as a 29-year Air Force Veteran who fought in both the Korean and Vietnam wars – and who spent nearly seven years in the infamous Hanoi Hilton POW camp – su...