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  • 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

  • NOW LAW: Johnson, Larson Bill to Strengthen Social Security’s Representative Payee Program
    Posted in Press Release on April 13, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, President Trump signed into law the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018 (H.R. 4547). Introduced by Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (R-TX) and Ranking Member John Larson (D-CT), this bipartisan legislation will modernize the representative payee program so that it will better protect Social Security beneficiaries who are unable to manage their own benefits. Chairman Johnson said: “This new law is great ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson on President’s Steel, Aluminum Tariffs Decision
    Posted in Press Release on March 9, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to President Trump’s decision to impose new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports yesterday, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: “While I think the President is wrong to proceed with the tariffs on steel and aluminum, I do appreciate that he has heeded —though not completely — the concerns over his original tariff plan. “Even so, the underlying problem with tariffs remains the same. Tariffs are taxes. I remain deeply concerned abo... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Opposition to President Trump’s Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
    Posted in Press Release on March 2, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, President Trump announced his intention to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), a 29-year Air Force veteran, free market conservative, and senior member of the trade-writing Ways and Means Committee, opposes this decision. In response, Johnson issued the following statement: “I strongly oppose President Trump’s announcement to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum. As a combat veteran who fought in two wars and... Read more