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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

    With the Middle East practically changing every day – and the price of oil tied to that uncertainty - Americans want, need and deserve real energy solutions that will bring down the price at the pump and reduce our dependence on foreign oil and unsta...

  • Fiscal Responsibility

    Budget and spending Every Texas family must live within a budget; I don't understand why the federal government cannot do the same. To get our fiscal house in order, we must cut spending, balance the budget, pay down the debt and slash the deficit. T...

  • Health Care

    Americans want, need and deserve a patient-centered approach to healthcare After Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) unveiled sweeping health reform legislation written behind closed doors, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) declared that gov...

  • Immigration

    "If you are here legally, you ought to be rewarded. If you are here illegally, you ought to be deported." Congressman Sam Johnson Immigration is one of the most serious issues facing Texas, and yet, unfortunately, the extremes on either side of this ...

  • 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

    Radical Islam poses the single greatest threat to Western civilization since the end of the Cold War. The ideals that we hold dear and believe to be self-evident, such as religious freedom, individual freedom, and the equality of men, incite rage amo...

  • President Obama's Border Crisis

    In the summer of 2014, America’s southern border states suffered an unprecedented surge of over 52,000 unaccompanied children, teenagers, and families from Central America who were attempting to illegally immigrate. Let’s take a quick look at the sta...

  • Retirement Security

    I serve as the Chairman of Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee. I have a long track record of working to strengthen the ailing Social Security system, including writing the legislation to end the so-called earnings limi...

  • Right to Life

    Sanctity of Life Our nation was founded upon the belief that all men, regardless of status, are entitled to the most precious of rights: the right to life. We cannot allow this most fundamental value to erode. Human life begins at conception and shou...

  • 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...