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  • Sam Johnson to Provide FREE “Paying for College” Workshop
    Posted in Press Release on September 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    PLANO, TX – On Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 am, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will provide a FREE workshop on how to finance education beyond high school. This event will be held in conjunction with the Collin College Office of Financial Aid. “Education means opportunity, and I’m proud to say that our Third District schools are top-notch,” said Johnson. “But as our high school students and their parents look beyond graduation day, I know that paying for post-secondary education can seem... Read more

  • Sam Johnson on President Obama’s Last Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Release on February 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today President Obama released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. In response, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement: “The one good thing I can say about President Obama’s budget proposal is that it will be his LAST budget proposal,” said Johnson. “Unfortunately, it comes as no shock to see that Obama proposes more of the same: more spending, more taxes, and more debt. This is WRONG. At a time when our debt is over $19 trillion, Obama ne... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Responds to Obama's Final State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans, National Security, Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s final State of the Union address: “Just a few hours ago 10 American sailors were captured by the Iranian military. Just a few days ago a refugee in Houston was arrested as part of terrorist plot. Just a few weeks ago a jihadist couple in San Bernardino murdered 14 people. But listening to Obama talk, you’d think everything was going well. Obama seems to think his foreign poli... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces June Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Release on June 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Health Care, Veterans, Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 23rd the staff of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) will host their monthly “Mobile Office Hours” to conveniently provide Collin County constituents with federal agency assistance. June’s Mobile Offices will be located in Frisco, Plano West, Wylie, and Princeton (times and specific locations listed below). Appointments are not necessary. At each Mobile Office, folks will also able to pick up nomination forms for Congressman Johnson’s annual Congressional Vet... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Trade Vote
    Posted in Press Release on June 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – On June 11th and 12th, 2015 the U.S. House of Representatives voted on several trade bills: H.R. 1295, Trade Preferences Extension; H.R. 1314, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA); H.R. 1314, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA); and H.R. 644, Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement. After the conclusion of the four votes, Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement regarding his vote for Trade Promotion Authority: “I don’t trust this President as far as I can throw hi... Read more

  • “Stop Sign” on North Texas Highway Toll Double Tax
    Posted in Op-Ed on April 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Every day our Collin County community is growing and thriving with new people and new businesses. In fact, we’re one of the fastest-growing regions in the country! But anyone driving in our community knows we have an unwelcome neighbor: the growing use of tolls in our area. It seems like nowadays we’re surrounded in every direction by toll roads. And while the Dallas North Tollway, Sam Rayburn Tollway, and President George Bush Turnpike are all necessary roads to commute to and from work or get ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Reintroduces “No Social Security Numbers and Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act”
    Posted in Press Release on April 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, President Obama's Border Crisis

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) reintroduced the No Social Security Numbers & Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act. This bill is in direct response to President Obama’s November 21st executive order that allows illegal immigrants to receive work permits that would then enable them to get Social Security numbers and government benefits. After reintroducing the No Social Security Numbers & Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act, Johnson made the following statement: “A majority ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson to IRS: Stop Taxpayer-Funded Bonuses to Delinquent IRS Workers
    Posted in Press Release on April 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – As Americans across the country race to file their tax returns on the last filing day of the tax season, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX), a senior member of the Ways and Means tax-writing Committee, reintroduced the No Bonuses for Tax Delinquent IRS Employees Act. The two-page bill does just as it sounds – it would prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from handing out bonuses to employees who owe back taxes. After introducing his bill, Sam Johnson made the following... Read more

  • House Passes Budget that Balances, Includes Sam Johnson Measure to Protect Taxpayer Dollars
    Posted in Press Release on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, National Security, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its budget that balances within ten years. Notably, the budget includes a measure introduced by Congressman Sam Johnson in February (H.R. 918) that works to protect hardworking taxpayers’ dollars. “As a fiscal conservative I’m proud to support this Republican budget that, unlike the President’s proposal, will continue to cut federal spending and balance the budget – without raising taxes,” said Johnson. “Constituents of Collin Co... Read more

  • Supporting Small Businesses and Charitable Giving
    Posted in Press Release on February 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, DC – This week U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of several bills to help small businesses and encourage charitable giving. “Hard work and charitable giving are some of our Nation’s core values, and we should be doing all we can to encourage strengthening and continuing these values – particularly when too many Americans are still struggling in today’s economy,” said Johnson. “Over half of America’s work force is employed by a small business,” Johnson continued. “... Read more