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  • Sam Johnson Statement on House Passage of Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Release on November 16, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its tax reform bill, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1). After the vote, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: American families need tax relief that rewards their hard work and boosts the economy through pro-growth business reforms. I’m encouraged that today’s bill works toward that goal by making the tax code simpler and fairer. I’m also glad to see some of my commonsense bills included in the l... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Release on November 2, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the tax reform bill released today by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (TX-08), U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), a senior Committee Member, made the following statement: America’s complicated and broken tax code is hurting our economy and, in turn, American families. That’s why I’ve long said we need a simpler tax code that rewards hard work. I’m encouraged to see that the bill introduced today would provide tax relief for working famili... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson Offers Free Medicare Open Enrollment Info Sessions
    Posted in Press Release on October 24, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINTGON, D.C. – In an effort to prepare seniors for the 2018 Medicare program, 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 on November 1st and 2nd in order to provide constituents convenient options. “Medicare serves millions of older Americans in our country, but most folks are unaware of how Med... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson: Ryan “Birdman” Parrott to be Keynote Speaker for FINAL CVC Honoring Collin County Veterans
    Posted in Press Release on October 23, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – With the final Congressional Veterans Commendation (CVC) ceremony this upcoming weekend, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce this year’s keynote speaker will be Navy SEAL Ryan “Birdman” Parrott. Parrott enlisted in the U.S. Navy after watching the Twin Towers fall on 9/11, and he served eight years as a U.S. Navy SEAL attached to Team SEVEN, completing three combat tours to Iraq before being assigned to Advanced Training Command as an Instructor. He is ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces 20 Local Veterans to be Honored at FINAL Congressional Veterans Commendation (CVC) Ceremony
    Posted in Press Release on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    PLANO, TX – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce the twenty Collin County veterans to be honored at his annual Congressional Veterans Commendation (CVC) Ceremony on October 28th at Collin College. The honorees were nominated by local Collin County constituents for their outstanding wartime sacrifices and peacetime community involvement. “It is my high honor to congratulate this year’s twenty veteran honorees,” said Johnson. “Collin County folks nominated a competitive grou... Read more

  • Sam Johnson, John Larson Hold Social Security Member Roundtable on Equifax Breach
    Posted in Press Release on October 3, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the recently revealed Equifax data breach, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (TX-03) and Ranking Member John Larson (CT-01) held a bipartisan Member roundtable with senior Social Security Administration (SSA) officials. The roundtable focused on the agency’s cybersecurity response to the Equifax breach, anticipated risks as a result of the breach, and what the SSA is doing to mitigate those risks for both the agency and the public.... Read more

  • Sam Johnson: High School CYAC Kicks Off Final Year
    Posted in Press Release on October 2, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – This weekend, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) final Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) kicked off its first meeting of the school year with a session centered on law enforcement and the team effort between local, state, and federal partners. Guest speakers included District Attorney Greg Willis and Collin County Sheriff Jim Skinner, who discussed their roles in keeping North Texas safe. Students concluded the day with a tour of the Collin County Jail. “The stud... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Invites Student Participation in 3rd Annual Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Release on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) invites all K-12 students in the 3rd District of Texas to participate in the third Congressional App Challenge (CAC). “Collin County schools do a great job teaching our students the importance of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) in an increasingly tech-centric world,” said Johnson. “To help foster students creativity and interest in the STEM field, I’m excited to again host the Congressional App Challenge. I look forward to... Read more

  • Sam Johnson on Tax Reform Blueprint
    Posted in Press Release on September 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – In response to the Tax Reform Blueprint released today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, made the following statement: America’s current tax code is complicated and broken, and right now we have an opportunity to fundamentally reform it for the 21st Century. Not only does Washington have a much-needed chance to make the code simpler – which I strongly believe is necessary, but it’s an opportunity to enable businesses ... Read more

  • September 27th: Sam Johnson Staff Offer Federal Agency Assistance
    Posted in Press Release on September 26, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday September 27th, 2017 the staff of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host their monthly “Mobile Office Hours.” Folks living in the Third District who need assistance in dealing with a federal agency are encouraged to attend. September’s Mobile Offices will be located in Murphy, Princeton, Allen, and Richardson (times and specific locations listed below). Appointments are not necessary. “Navigating how to get help with federal agencies can be frustrating, wh... Read more