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  • 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

  • SAVE YOUR TAX DOLLARS: Sam Johnson Hosts “Free File” Tax Workshop
    Posted in Press Release on February 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Fiscal Responsibility

    PLANO, TX – To help Collin County constituents save their hard-earned dollars during tax season, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will be joining Free File Alliance for a briefing and “Free File” tax workshop. The event is free and open to the public. The event will start by highlighting the IRS “Free File” program, which provides free online tax-prep and e-filing services to taxpayers who earned an annual income of $66,000 or less in 2017. Following the briefing, there will be a one hour in... Read more

  • OPERATION HOMECOMING 45TH ANNIVERSARY: House Passes Sam Johnson Resolution Calling for Intensified Efforts to Account for Remaining MIAs
    Posted in Press Release on February 15, 2018 | Preview rr
    Tags: Veterans

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan resolution (H.Res. 129) introduced by 29-year Air Force veteran Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03), which calls for an intensified effort to fully account for and return all American service members who are still listed as “Missing In Action (MIA),” or otherwise unaccounted for. The House passed the resolution unanimously, 411-0. The vote occurred during the week of the 45th Anniversary of “Operation Homecoming,” w... Read more

  • BREAKING: Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir Receives Permit
    Posted in Press Release on February 2, 2018 | Preview rr

    PLANO, TX – This week the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) received and accepted the long-awaited federal permit needed to construct the Lower Bois d’Arc Creek Reservoir. The permit, issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, comes just in time – tremendous population growth in North Texas, coupled with a deficit of rain over the last decade, has put the region at a serious risk of a water shortage without this new reservoir in place by 2022. The federal permit process was expedited... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Responds to President Trump’s First State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 31, 2018 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement in response to President Trump’s first State of the Union address: “President Trump’s words are a call to patriotism, and his commitment to our Great Nation, its citizens, and our American way of life is a breath of fresh air. This past year has seen the beginning of a much-needed turnaround from eight years of economic stagnation and a naïve, irresponsible foreign policy. As a 29-year Air Force veteran, I a... Read more

  • 2018 Valentines for Vets: Sam Johnson Encourages Area School Participation
    Posted in Press Release on January 30, 2018 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – To coincide with the National Salute to Veteran Patients (the week of Valentine’s Day), U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is holding his annual “Valentines for Vets” outreach program. Teachers and students in Collin County are encouraged to create Valentines that will be hand-delivered to veterans at the Dallas VA Medical Center. “Many of our hometown veterans are hospitalized for long periods of time, and the hours away from family and friends can get lonely – particularly... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Final Tax Reform Bill
    Posted in Press Release on December 19, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (H.R. 1), the House and Senate’s tax reform bill. 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 much-needed pro-growth business reforms. Since the very beginning of the tax reform process, I have listened to constituents all across the district about their priorities and ... Read more

  • Social Security Chairman Sam Johnson to President: Nominate a Social Security Commissioner Now
    Posted in Press Release on December 13, 2017 | Preview rr

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Ways and Means Social Security Subcommittee Chairman Sam Johnson (TX-03) again urged President Trump to nominate a Social Security Commissioner. This marks the fourth time Congressman Johnson has called on the new President to nominate the position that has been vacant for nearly five years. Johnson delivered the following remarks on the House Floor: Mr. Speaker, I rise today to strongly urge President Trump to nominate a Social Security Commissioner without further del... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Congratulates Student Winners of 3rd Annual Congressional App Challenge
    Posted in Press Release on December 1, 2017 | Preview rr

    PLANO, TX – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce that the winners of the 3rd Annual Congressional App Challenge are Rithwik Pattikonda and David Brooks for their app, “Juke – The SMS Powered Jukebox.” Pattikonda and Brooks attend Plano West Senior High School. Their winning app will be featured on the U.S. House of Representatives website and in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. (Description of their app and video demonstration are below.) “Collin County is blessed to h... Read more

  • 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