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  • Sam Johnson Congratulates His Final Service Academy Nominees, Class of 2023
    Posted in Press Release on December 4, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is proud to nominate 41 Collin County students to the U.S. Service Academies for the Class of 2023. Each service academy will make formal offers of appointment in spring 2019. This is the final nomination class by Rep. Johnson, who is retiring at the end of this Congress. As the U.S. Representative for the Third District of Texas, Johnson has nominated hundreds of students to U.S. Service Academies who have served with distinction at their ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson: Medicare Open Enrollment Info Sessions for 2019
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – In an effort to prepare seniors for the 2019 Medicare program, on October 23rd and 24th the Office of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host its 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 una... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson’s Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act Passes House
    Posted in Press Release on September 27, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the House passed U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act (H.R. 1317) as part of the Family Savings Act of 2018 (H.R. 6757). Johnson’s Servicemember Retirement Improvement Act would stop the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from limiting the ability of Guard and Reserve servicemembers to save for their retirement. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) introduced the companion legislation in the Senate. “Our troops and veterans put their lives on... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Introduces Homecare for Seniors Act
    Posted in Press Release on September 17, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), Chairman of the Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee, introduced the Homecare for Seniors Act (HSA) (H.R. 6813) last week. This bill would allow senior citizens and their families to use Health Savings Accounts (HSA’s) to pay for home care services. “Folks want to age with dignity, and for many seniors that means staying at their home as long as possible,” said Johnson. “While some families and loved ones are able to provide unpaid ... Read more

  • 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