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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

    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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Social Security

    For nearly 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 ev...

  • 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...