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  • Sam Johnson Reintroduces “No Social Security Numbers and Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act”
    Posted in Press Release on April 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, President Obama's Border Crisis

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) reintroduced the No Social Security Numbers & Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act. This bill is in direct response to President Obama’s November 21st executive order that allows illegal immigrants to receive work permits that would then enable them to get Social Security numbers and government benefits. After reintroducing the No Social Security Numbers & Benefits for Illegal Aliens Act, Johnson made the following statement: “A majority ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson to IRS: Stop Taxpayer-Funded Bonuses to Delinquent IRS Workers
    Posted in Press Release on April 15, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – As Americans across the country race to file their tax returns on the last filing day of the tax season, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX), a senior member of the Ways and Means tax-writing Committee, reintroduced the No Bonuses for Tax Delinquent IRS Employees Act. The two-page bill does just as it sounds – it would prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from handing out bonuses to employees who owe back taxes. After introducing his bill, Sam Johnson made the following... Read more

  • House Passes Budget that Balances, Includes Sam Johnson Measure to Protect Taxpayer Dollars
    Posted in Press Release on March 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, National Security, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed its budget that balances within ten years. Notably, the budget includes a measure introduced by Congressman Sam Johnson in February (H.R. 918) that works to protect hardworking taxpayers’ dollars. “As a fiscal conservative I’m proud to support this Republican budget that, unlike the President’s proposal, will continue to cut federal spending and balance the budget – without raising taxes,” said Johnson. “Constituents of Collin Co... Read more

  • Supporting Small Businesses and Charitable Giving
    Posted in Press Release on February 5, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, DC – This week U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of several bills to help small businesses and encourage charitable giving. “Hard work and charitable giving are some of our Nation’s core values, and we should be doing all we can to encourage strengthening and continuing these values – particularly when too many Americans are still struggling in today’s economy,” said Johnson. “Over half of America’s work force is employed by a small business,” Johnson continued. “... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Votes to Fully Repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on February 3, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Health Care, Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, D.C. – As part of his on-going opposition to Obamacare, today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of H.R. 596 to repeal the President’s harmful health care law. Congressman Johnson cosponsored H.R. 596 and this marks the fourth time he has voted with House Republicans to fully repeal Obamacare. After the vote, Congressman Johnson released the following statement: “Americans need health care solutions that actually work for them. As millions of Americans are discover... Read more

  • Sam Johnson: President Obama is Proposing a Budget for Bankruptcy
    Posted in Press Release on February 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. – After President Obama released his budget proposal for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement: “As if record debt, spending, and taxes weren’t enough, President Obama today proposed trillions more in spending, taxes, and debt. That’s trillion with a ‘T.’ Bottom-line: Obama is budgeting our country into bankruptcy. Americans want, need, and deserve better. As a fiscal conservative, I will continue to fight against this President... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Responds to State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 21, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: 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 State of the Union address on January 20, 2015: “You know, after the Democrats’ shellacking in the November midterm elections, it’s disappointing but not surprising to hear the President propose a liberal agenda that is really all about political point scoring. Instead of listening to the majority of Americans and the folks of Collin County, the President has yet again unveil... Read more

  • Back in Session: Rep. Sam Johnson Votes for Keystone, Anti-Obamacare Bills
    Posted in Press Release on January 9, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Energy Solutions, Jobs and the Economy

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – With the House of Representatives back for the new 114th Congress, this week U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) supported a number of bills including green-lighting the Keystone Pipeline (H.R. 3), providing relief from the Obamacare employer mandate (H.R. 30), and encouraging employers to hire more veterans (H.R. 22). “We’ve only been back in session a few days, but I’m pleased to report that House Republicans started right out of the gate with some very important bills that... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Joins North Texans in Waving Goodbye to the Wright Amendment
    Posted in Press Release on October 9, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, D.C. – Nearly 10 years ago, on May 26, 2005, U.S. Congressmen Sam Johnson (TX-03) and Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) introduced The Right to Fly Act (H.R. 2646) to repeal the Wright Amendment that unfairly punished consumers flying out of Dallas Love Field. As North Texans celebrate the full repeal of the Wright Amendment on October 13th, 2014, Congressman Sam Johnson released the following statement: “It was almost a decade ago that Jeb Hensarling and I introduced The Right to Fly Act. And ... Read more

  • House to take up Johnson measure to deter illegal immigration, root out fraud and abuse
    Posted in Press Release on July 18, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Immigration, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) issued the following statement on H.R. 4935, the Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014, which includes a Johnson-based provision to require a Social Security Number (SSN) for the $1,000 refundable child tax credit. H.R. 4935 is scheduled for consideration on the House floor next week. According to the Treasury Inspector General (IG) for Tax Administration, the refundable child tax credit can serve as an incentive for individuals to come illegally into the U... Read more