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  • 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

  • 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