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  • Sam Johnson on 65th Annual National Day of Prayer
    Posted in Press Release on May 5, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Americans join together to pray for the future of our country on the 65th annual National Day of Prayer, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: “We are at a pivotal moment in our nation’s history, and the theme for this year’s Day of Prayer – ‘Wake Up America’ – could not be more appropriate. It is a reminder of the importance of the faith and principles shared by so many of our Founding Fathers – faith and principles that played a major role... Read more

  • Protecting the 2nd Amendment Rights of Individuals with Disabilities
    Posted in Press Release on May 3, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, 2nd Amendment

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – After the Social Security Administration (SSA) announced its proposed rulemaking to limit gun ownership for certain Social Security disability beneficiaries, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement: “Contrary to President Obama’s disdain for our Constitution’s 2nd Amendment, many Americans still very much value their right to bear arms. Unfortunately but unsurprisingly, the President is now targeting certain Soci... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces High School Student Winners of 2016 Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 2, 2016 | Preview rr

    Plano, TX – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Congressional Art Competition, “An Artistic Discovery.” Winners were announced at the Congressman’s free annual art exhibit and awards ceremony held at the McKinney Performing Arts Center. “We had a record-setting Art Competition this year with 112 local student artists who submitted artwork and over 3,700 people who participated in this year’s online poll for the People’s Choice Award,” said Johnson.... Read more

  • April 19th: Sam Johnson Staff Offer Federal Agency Assistance
    Posted in Press Release on April 13, 2016 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016 the staff of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host their monthly “Mobile Office Hours.” Folks living in the Third District who need assistance in dealing with a federal agency are encouraged to attend. April’s Mobile Offices will be located in Frisco, Fairview, McKinney, and Anna (times and specific locations listed below). Appointments are not necessary. “My staff and I help Third District constituents deal with federal agencies every day... Read more

  • Congressional Art Competition Continues
    Posted in Press Release on April 11, 2016 | Preview rr

    PLANO, TX – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) Congressional Art Competition continues as voting begins for the 2016 People’s Choice Award. From now through April 18th at 5pm CST, Collin County constituents are invited to view all 112 high school students’ entries on Congressman Johnson’s website and vote for their favorite. “Thank you to all the students who submitted artwork for the 2016 Congressional Art Competition – we have some exceptionally talented young artists,” said Johnson. “On A... Read more

  • March 22nd: Sam Johnson Staff Offer Federal Agency Assistance
    Posted in Press Release on March 18, 2016 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 the staff of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host their monthly “Mobile Office Hours.” Folks living in the Third District who need assistance in dealing with a federal agency are encouraged to attend. March’s Mobile Offices will be located in Plano East, Richardson, Murphy, and Princeton (times and specific locations listed below). Appointments are not necessary. “My staff and I help Third District constituents deal with federal agencies ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Awarded Inaugural Bipartisan Congressional Patriot Award
    Posted in Press Release on March 16, 2016 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 15th, 2016, the Bipartisan Policy Center awarded U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) with its first Congressional Patriot Award. The biennial award, established by representatives John Larson (D-CT) and Tom Cole (R-OK), recognizes "two Members of Congress – one Democrat and one Republican – who have performed patriotic deeds worthy of remembrance." Johnson shared the award stage with Congressman John Lewis (D-GA), the iconic civil rights activist and first Democrat r... Read more

  • SAVE YOUR TAX DOLLARS: Sam Johnson Hosts “Free File” Tax Workshop
    Posted in Press Release on March 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    PLANO, TX – To help Collin County constituents save their hard-earned dollars during tax season, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will be joining Free File Alliance for a briefing and “Free File” tax workshop. The event is free and open to the public. The briefing will highlight the IRS “Free File” program, which provides free online tax-prep and e-filing services to taxpayers who earned an annual income of $62,000 or less in 2015. Following the briefing, there will be a one hour interactive... Read more

  • HOUSE PASSES SAM JOHNSON BILL TO HONOR KOREAN WAR VETERANS WITH “WALL OF REMEMBRANCE”
    Posted in Press Release on February 24, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the U.S. House of Representatives passed Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) bill, The Korean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act (H.R. 1475). This bill would permit a Wall of Remembrance to be added to the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Wall would list the names of all members of the U.S. Armed Forces who gave their lives in support of Freedom during the Korean War. It would also list the total number of all American POWs and MIAs from the ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Blasts Obama’s Plan to Close Gitmo
    Posted in Press Release on February 23, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 23rd, 2016, President Obama announced his plan to close Guantanamo Bay, the maximum security prison that houses some of the world’s most dangerous terrorists. His plan – which violates federal law – would move these terrorists to other prisons in the continental United States or other overseas countries. After the President’s announcement, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: “A President’s most sacred duty is to protect our homela... Read more