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  • Sam Johnson backs Responsible, Balanced Budget
    Posted in News Release on April 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement on the passage of the House GOP 2015 budget blueprint, titled, “The Path to Prosperity.” The plan balances the budget in 10 years without raising taxes on hardworking Americans, among other things, and restores fiscal sanity. “While some in Washington want to continue down a path of reckless spending, more dependency and less opportunity, today we passed a budget that offers a bigger, better and brighter future for our ch... Read more

  • Congressman Johnson welcomes Raytheon Company to Collin County
    Posted in Press Release on March 26, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement after Raytheon Company announced plans to move its operations based in Garland, Texas, to a new state-of-the-art office complex in Richardson, Texas. The new building will occupy 489,000 square feet and accommodate 1,700 employees and visitors. “I am thrilled to welcome an additional Raytheon division and its dedicated employees to the Third District. This is great news for Richardson and great news for hardworking families as ... Read more

  • Johnson: President’s budget is not a recipe for economic success
    Posted in News Release on March 4, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: National Security, Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, DC – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) issued the following statement on the release of the President’s FY2015 Budget Request. “If President Obama was serious about working with us in Congress to get America back on a fiscally sustainable path, his budget proposal would look very different. Instead President Obama resorts to the same failed, class-warfare agenda: spend, borrow, and tax. This isn’t a recipe for economic success. From Obamacare to last year’s income tax hikes, Ameri... Read more

  • Johnson responds to Camp tax reform discussion draft
    Posted in Press Release on February 26, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    As a member of the Ways and Means Committee, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement on the tax reform discussion draft by Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp. “Everyone can agree that our tax code is broken. It’s complex, confusing, and costly. Worse, it stands in the way of much-needed economic growth and job creation. I’ve heard from families and businesses across North Texas who are overwhelmed and frustrated with our broken tax code. “Today’s release of the discu... Read more

  • Johnson responds to the State of the Union Address
    Posted in Press Release on January 28, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Washington, D.C. - Tonight U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement after the President delivered the State of the Union Address. “In one sentence, tonight was a missed opportunity. As Americans continue to look for jobs, see their wages stagnate, have their work hours cut, and receive health insurance cancellations, President Obama proposes the same old policies that have failed to make life better for hardworking Americans. For five straight years, families and smal... Read more

  • Johnson votes to expedite and streamline water projects
    Posted in Press Release on October 23, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy

    Washington, DC – Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement prior to voting in support of H.R. 3080, Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Through WRRDA, Congress authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out its mission to investigate, develop and maintain the nation’s water and related environmental resources. “This bill provides much needed reforms to water projects across the country. It not only cuts bureaucratic red tape, limits studies to 3 ye... Read more

  • Congressman Johnson backs a responsible plan to balance the budget
    Posted in Press Release on March 12, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Today Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement in support of the House GOP Fiscal Year 2014 budget blueprint, titled, “The Path to Prosperity: A Responsible, Balanced Budget.” This plan seeks to balance the budget by ending Washington’s out-of-control, wasteful spending, repealing Obamacare, reforming our broken tax code, providing for a strong defense and ensuring the future of Medicare and Social Security. “Budgeting isn’t easy, but with over $16 trillion in debt, it is ... Read more

  • Sam Johnson responds to fiscal cliff negotiations
    Posted in Press Release on January 1, 2013 | Preview rr
    Tags: Jobs and the Economy, Fiscal Responsibility

    Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement regarding the so-called fiscal cliff. “With time running out to avert the fiscal cliff, we have not yet seen a realistic deal that I can support. The President insists on higher taxes on small businesses and hard-working families as the answer to getting our fiscal house in order. This is outrageous. Washington has a spending problem, not a revenue problem. I have heard from many of my constituents in the Third District... Read more

  • Sam Johnson votes to repeal Obamacare
    Posted in Press Release on July 11, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Jobs and the Economy

    Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following remarks following his vote to fully repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, referred to as Obamacare. “Last month, the Supreme Court made its regrettable ruling to uphold the President’s job-killing tax program known as Obamacare. While the high court may have deemed it constitutional as a tax, Americans deem it burdensome and unaffordable. Obamacare boasts $500 billion in tax hikes, 150 new federal bureaucracies, ... Read more

  • Johnson remains committed to full repeal of ObamaCare
    Posted in Press Release on June 28, 2012 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Jobs and the Economy

    Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) responded to the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold the individual mandate, a controversial provision of President Obama’s health care law. “I find today’s ruling disappointing and disastrous. We need to put the power back into the hands of the people. Americans deserve a patient-centered approach to healthcare that allows them to make their own choices and receive the healthcare they and their doctor feel is best. The government must get out of the way ... Read more