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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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Sam Johnson to Provide FREE “Paying for College” Workshop
    Posted in Press Release on September 21, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    PLANO, TX – On Saturday, October 8th at 10:00 am, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will provide a FREE workshop on how to finance education beyond high school. This event will be held in conjunction with the Collin College Office of Financial Aid. “Education means opportunity, and I’m proud to say that our Third District schools are top-notch,” said Johnson. “But as our high school students and their parents look beyond graduation day, I know that paying for post-secondary education can seem... Read more

  • Sam Johnson on President Obama’s Last Budget Proposal
    Posted in Press Release on February 9, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today President Obama released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017. In response, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement: “The one good thing I can say about President Obama’s budget proposal is that it will be his LAST budget proposal,” said Johnson. “Unfortunately, it comes as no shock to see that Obama proposes more of the same: more spending, more taxes, and more debt. This is WRONG. At a time when our debt is over $19 trillion, Obama ne... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Responds to Obama's Final State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 12, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans, National Security, Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement in response to President Obama’s final State of the Union address: “Just a few hours ago 10 American sailors were captured by the Iranian military. Just a few days ago a refugee in Houston was arrested as part of terrorist plot. Just a few weeks ago a jihadist couple in San Bernardino murdered 14 people. But listening to Obama talk, you’d think everything was going well. Obama seems to think his foreign poli... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Announces June Mobile Office Hours
    Posted in Press Release on June 18, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Health Care, Veterans, Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, D.C. – On Tuesday, June 23rd the staff of U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) will host their monthly “Mobile Office Hours” to conveniently provide Collin County constituents with federal agency assistance. June’s Mobile Offices will be located in Frisco, Plano West, Wylie, and Princeton (times and specific locations listed below). Appointments are not necessary. At each Mobile Office, folks will also able to pick up nomination forms for Congressman Johnson’s annual Congressional Vet... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Trade Vote
    Posted in Press Release on June 12, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – On June 11th and 12th, 2015 the U.S. House of Representatives voted on several trade bills: H.R. 1295, Trade Preferences Extension; H.R. 1314, Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA); H.R. 1314, Trade Promotion Authority (TPA); and H.R. 644, Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement. After the conclusion of the four votes, Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement regarding his vote for Trade Promotion Authority: “I don’t trust this President as far as I can throw hi... Read more

  • “Stop Sign” on North Texas Highway Toll Double Tax
    Posted in Op-Ed on April 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Every day our Collin County community is growing and thriving with new people and new businesses. In fact, we’re one of the fastest-growing regions in the country! But anyone driving in our community knows we have an unwelcome neighbor: the growing use of tolls in our area. It seems like nowadays we’re surrounded in every direction by toll roads. And while the Dallas North Tollway, Sam Rayburn Tollway, and President George Bush Turnpike are all necessary roads to commute to and from work or get ... Read more