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  • 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

  • Sam Johnson, Michael Burgess Statement on Frisco Postal Service
    Posted in Press Release on September 6, 2017 | Preview rr

    Washington, D.C. – Representatives Sam Johnson (TX-03) and Michael C. Burgess (TX-26) released the following statement on concerns about constituent services at the Frisco Post Office. “One of the most basic constitutionally-mandated responsibilities of the federal government is to deliver the mail, in rain or shine. The United States Postal Service has a rich legacy of customer service, and any exception is simply unacceptable. We have heard concerns from a number of Frisco residents about inci... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces Free Annual U.S. Academy Information Forum
    Posted in Press Release on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security

    PLANO, TX – On Saturday, September 9th, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) invites Collin County students of all ages and their families to attend his annual U.S. Service Academy Information Forum. Nomination and evaluation procedures will be explained and representatives from the Military, Naval, Air Force, and Merchant Marine Academies will be present. Afterwards, there will be a break out session for students and parents to meet Liaison Officers and learn more about Academy life. This is a ... Read more

  • DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 7TH: Rep. Sam Johnson’s FINAL Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC)
    Posted in Press Release on August 17, 2017 | Preview rr

    PLANO, TX –U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will continue to accept applications for the 14th – and FINAL – annual Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC) through September 7th at 5:00 pm. “Because Collin County has many outstanding students and the application process for CYAC can be competitive, I encourage students to thoughtfully prepare their applications as the deadline fast approaches. Any student interested in learning about our government through first-hand civic participation s... Read more