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  • Sam Johnson Statement on Committee Passage of Obamacare Repeal and Replace Bill
    Posted in Press Release on March 9, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Early this morning, the Ways and Means Committee concluded its Markup on five budget reconciliation recommendations that make up part of the American Healthcare Reform Act – the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Once joined with the reconciliation recommendations from the Energy and Commerce Committee, these bills will make up the American Healthcare Reform Act. (To read the full bill, visit readthebill.gop.) The American Healthcare Reform Act is a reconciliatio... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Bill to Expand Health Care Coverage, Lower Costs for Small Businesses Passes Committee
    Posted in Press Release on March 8, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) bill, the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101) was passed by the Education and Workforce Committee. This bill is part of a step-by-step process to replace the failed health care law with patient-centered solutions. It would do so by empowering small businesses to join together through association health plans (AHPs) to provide their employees greater access to affordable health care. “Due to Obamacare’s burdensome and expe... Read more

  • Sam Johnson, John Cornyn Reintroduce Bill to Ensure Fair Retirement Savings Treatment for Guard, Reserve Forces
    Posted in Press Release on March 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) reintroduced the Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act (H.R. 1317). This bill would stop the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from limiting the ability of Guard and Reserve service members to save for their retirement. Senator John Cornyn (TX-R) likewise introduced companion legislation in the Senate. “Ensuring our troops and veterans receive fair treatment is a top priority of mine, particularly as a 29-year Air Force veteran and PO... Read more

  • Johnson, Walberg Introduce Legislation to Expand Health Care Coverage, Lower Costs for Small Businesses
    Posted in Press Release on February 16, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Sam Johnson (R-TX), chairman of the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Social Security, and Rep. Tim Walberg (R-MI), chairman of the Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, today introduced the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101). Part of a step-by-step process to replace the failed health care law with patient-centered solutions, the legislation would empower small businesses to join together through association health ... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson Offers Free Medicare Open Enrollment Info Sessions
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – In an effort to prepare seniors for the 2017 Medicare program, on October 20th and October 25th U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host his annual information sessions covering Medicare Open Enrollment. These informative presentations are free and open to the public. Please note that these sessions are held in different locations in order to provide constituents convenient options. “Medicare serves millions of older Americans in our country, but most folks are unaware o... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces New VA Specialty Clinic in Conjunction with CBOC
    Posted in Press Release on January 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    PLANO, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) announced that the VA has approved a new specialty clinic to be built in conjunction with the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) that will open in the spring of 2016. Johnson’s work to see a new VA clinic open in the North Texas area has spanned several years. The announcement regarding this new specialty clinic comes just three months after the location decision for the CBOC. “As a 29-year Air Force veteran and POW for nearly seve... 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 Votes to Repeal Obamacare, Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Release on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted to pass Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762) – legislation that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood. This is the first time Obamacare repeal legislation will hit the President’s desk. “I can’t think of a better way to start off the New Year,” said Johnson. “I have been opposed to Obamacare since Day One for MANY reasons. It puts the government in control over your health care; it has forced Am... Read more

  • Johnson Announces Location of New VA Clinic in Plano
    Posted in Press Release on October 1, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – After several years pushing for a local VA clinic to be established in Collin County for North Texas’ many veterans, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce the location for the new VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will be at 3804 West. 15th Street, Plano, Texas 75075. “I know many of our veterans and their families have been eagerly waiting to hear where our new VA clinic would be – in fact it’s one of the questions people ask me the most – so ... Read more

  • Need Help with Medicare? Congressman Sam Johnson Announces Free Medicare Information Sessions on October 15th
    Posted in Press Release on September 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – In an effort to prepare seniors for changes to the 2016 Medicare program, on October 15th U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host two information sessions covering Medicare Open Enrollment. These informative presentations are free and open to the public. “Medicare serves millions of older Americans in our country, however, understanding this program and selecting the best plan in anticipation of your health care needs can be very confusing,” said Johnson. “Many folks a... Read more