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  • Sam Johnson Announces New VA Specialty Clinic in Conjunction with CBOC
    Posted in Press Release on January 26, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    PLANO, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) announced that the VA has approved a new specialty clinic to be built in conjunction with the VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) that will open in the spring of 2016. Johnson’s work to see a new VA clinic open in the North Texas area has spanned several years. The announcement regarding this new specialty clinic comes just three months after the location decision for the CBOC. “As a 29-year Air Force veteran and POW for nearly seve... 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 Votes to Repeal Obamacare, Defund Planned Parenthood
    Posted in Press Release on January 6, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted to pass Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015 (H.R. 3762) – legislation that repeals Obamacare and defunds Planned Parenthood. This is the first time Obamacare repeal legislation will hit the President’s desk. “I can’t think of a better way to start off the New Year,” said Johnson. “I have been opposed to Obamacare since Day One for MANY reasons. It puts the government in control over your health care; it has forced Am... Read more

  • Johnson Announces Location of New VA Clinic in Plano
    Posted in Press Release on October 1, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – After several years pushing for a local VA clinic to be established in Collin County for North Texas’ many veterans, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) is pleased to announce the location for the new VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC) will be at 3804 West. 15th Street, Plano, Texas 75075. “I know many of our veterans and their families have been eagerly waiting to hear where our new VA clinic would be – in fact it’s one of the questions people ask me the most – so ... Read more

  • Need Help with Medicare? Congressman Sam Johnson Announces Free Medicare Information Sessions on October 15th
    Posted in Press Release on September 23, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – In an effort to prepare seniors for changes to the 2016 Medicare program, on October 15th U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host two information sessions covering Medicare Open Enrollment. These informative presentations are free and open to the public. “Medicare serves millions of older Americans in our country, however, understanding this program and selecting the best plan in anticipation of your health care needs can be very confusing,” said Johnson. “Many folks a... Read more

  • House Passes Sam Johnson Bill to Help Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities
    Posted in Press Release on July 29, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the House passed U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson’s (TX-03) Help Veterans Save for Health Care Act (H.R. 2514) as part of H.R. 3236. Johnson’s bill would help veterans with service-connected disabilities save for, pay for, and access quality health care. The passage of the Help Veterans Save for Health Care Act preceded the House’s approval of H.R. 1994, the VA Accountability Act that would, in light of the VA wait-listing scandal, make it easier to fire bad VA employees. D... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Statement on Supreme Court’s Obamacare Subsidies Ruling
    Posted in Press Release on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) made the following statement in response to today’s Supreme Court ruling, which upheld Obamacare subsides (King v. Burwell case): “Obamacare is a TERRIBLE law, and it’s been terrible since day one for more reasons than I can count. Today’s Supreme Court ruling was a loss for the rule of law, and to say I’m disappointed is an understatement. We unfortunately have a Court that is shirking its responsibility to uphold the Constitution. But you... Read more

  • Sam Johnson Reintroduces Health Care Solution Empowering Small Business & Workers
    Posted in Press Release on June 25, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – Yesterday U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) reintroduced his Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 2868), a health care solution that would allow small business employers to band together through association health plans (AHPs) in order to purchase quality health care at a lower cost. After reintroducing the bill, Congressman Johnson released the following statement: “Right now hardworking Americans are struggling due to Obamacare, and it’s becoming harder for employers,... 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

  • 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