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  • Sam Johnson Statement on 17th Anniversary of 9/11
    Posted in Press Release on September 11, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the 17th Anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: September 11th is a day Americans have said they will never forget. That is true. 17 years later, we still remember the 2,977 victims at the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and on Flight 93. And we remember the heroic deeds of our first responders. But I also remember the patriotism that rose out of the devastation. And it saddens me to see that our coun... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Passing of Fellow Vietnam POW, Senator John McCain
    Posted in Press Release on August 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of U.S. Senator John McCain’s (R-AZ) passing, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: We have lost a genuine American hero today. John and I were fellow POWs at the “Hanoi Hilton,” and I can testify to the fact that he did everything he could to defend freedom and honor our Great Nation – not just in that hell on earth, but beyond those bleak years. This is most evident in his continued service on behalf of others while in the U.S. H... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Introduces Bill to Modernize Social Security Administration
    Posted in Press Release on July 27, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) introduced the Social Security Administration Modernization Act of 2018 (H.R. 6559), which combines new and existing proposals to make commonsense improvements to the Social Security Administration (SSA). “Social Security is an important program for both the millions of seniors and individuals with disabilities who rely on it as well as the millions of workers paying taxes on their hard earned w... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson Memorial Day Message
    Posted in Press Release on May 28, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – As Americans across the country remember the members of the U.S. Armed Forces who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of freedom, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), released the following statement: Americans are truly blessed to enjoy freedom in its many forms – freedoms we often take for granted. But as we may often hear, Freedom is not free. While all servicemen and women make personal sacrifices, some pay the ultimate sacrifice with their lives. Today, we honor their... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson on Groundbreaking of Critical New Reservoir
    Posted in Press Release on May 25, 2018 | Preview rr

    PLANO, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) joined the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) and other local, state, and federal leaders at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new reservoir that will meet critical water needs for North Texas families. The reservoir, named the North Texas Municipal Lake, received its permit earlier this spring after years of work to bring the reservoir online. The permit was expedited due to a bipartisan effort led by Johnson in 2016. This move w... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Congratulates 26 Students on U.S. Service Academy Appointments
    Posted in Press Release on May 21, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) hosted his final annual Academy Appointee Send-Off Ceremony to congratulate the 26 Collin County students who received appointments to U.S. Service Academies or one of the preparatory schools this fall. “It is my honor to congratulate these young men and women who have been chosen by the prestigious United States Service Academies,” said Johnson. “It is no easy task to receive an Academy appointment – students must excel academic... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces High School Student Winners of 2018 Art Competition
    Posted in Press Release on May 16, 2018 | Preview rr

    Plano, TX – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 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 on May 14th. “This year’s Congressional Art Competition was outstanding, and I thank all our student artists who shared their original artwork with the community,” said Johnson. “I also want to thank all the folks wh... Read more

  • Congressional Art Competition Continues: Vote Now for 2018 People’s Choice Award
    Posted in Press Release on April 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    PLANO, TX – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) Congressional Art Competition continues as voting begins for the 2018 People’s Choice Award. From now through May 7th at 5pm CST, Collin County constituents are invited to view all 107 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 36th Annual Congressional Art Competition, and for sharing your talent with our community,” said Johnson. “To s... Read more

  • Korean War Veteran Sam Johnson Statement on North Korea Peace Talks
    Posted in Press Release on April 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans, National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the news that North and South Korea intend to work toward a formal end to the Korean War and dismantle the North Korean nuclear program, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) – the last Korean War veteran in Congress – released the following statement: As a veteran who fought in Korea and Vietnam, I have seen the horrors of war firsthand. And as a POW for nearly seven years, I have experienced living without individual liberty. I absolutely want peace and freedom... Read more

  • Johnson, Larson Introduce Medical Debt Tax Relief Act
    Posted in Press Release on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, U.S. Congressmen Sam Johnson (TX-03) and John Larson (CT-01) introduced the Medical Debt Tax Relief Act (H.R. 5493), which would ensure that the IRS cannot tax medical debt that has been forgiven. “Medical debt can be financially crippling, and folks who have been fortunate to receive debt forgiveness should NOT be taxed by the IRS on that debt – it just adds insult to injury,” said Johnson. “The Medical Debt Tax Relief Act seeks to protect these vulnerable individu... Read more