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  • 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

  • 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 Reintroduces Bill to Protect Seniors from Identity Theft
    Posted in Press Release on January 14, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Social Security, Health Care

    Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) reintroduced his Medicare Identity Theft Prevention Act, which would protect seniors from identity theft by removing Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Fellow Texan Lloyd Doggett (TX-35) joined him in authoring this legislation. “Our seniors should have peace of mind when it comes to their personal identity,” said Johnson. “Unfortunately, seniors can be easy targets for criminals due to the fact that their Social Security num... 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

  • Congressman Sam Johnson Votes for ABLE ACT
    Posted in Press Release on December 3, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) voted in support of H.R. 647, the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, legislation that seeks to help families and individuals more easily cover the costs associated with disabilities. The bill passed the House by a vote of 404 to 17. “Individuals with disabilities – and their families – face what can seem to be insurmountable financial struggles when it comes to paying for the costs associated with disabilities,” said John... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson Offers Free Medicare Open Enrollment Info Session October 17th
    Posted in Press Release on October 14, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) will host a free information session covering Medicare Open Enrollment on October 17th at 11am. The information session will feature the North Central Texas Area Agency on Aging (NCTAAA). “In order to best serve seniors living in the 3rd District, my staff and I have organized this free session to help folks navigate their Medicare options,” said Johnson. “There have been a few changes regarding Medicare premiums for 2015, and I want to hel... Read more

  • Rep. Sam Johnson: President Must Protect Americans, Suspend Travel & New Visas from Ebola-Affected Countries
    Posted in Press Release on October 10, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care

    Washington, D.C. – In the wake of recent Ebola-related events in the United States, U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) released the following statement: “The recent case of U.S. citizen Thomas Eric Duncan – who entered the country from Ebola-affected Liberia and passed away October 8th – makes it crystal clear that decisive action must be taken in order to contain the spread of this disease and protect the health and safety of all Americans. This action must come from the President and his Adm... Read more

  • Johnson Introduces Common Sense Legislation to Help Veterans Save for Health Care
    Posted in Press Release on June 19, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Veterans

    Washington, DC – Today U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) introduced commonsense legislation to give veterans and their families more freedom when saving for health care. Johnson introduced H.R. 4900, the Helping Veterans Save for Health Care Act of 2014, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. Remarks as prepared for delivery: “We’ve heard the horror stories of our veterans experiencing long wait times, subpar care or worse, no care at all at VAs across the country. While we can’t f... Read more

  • Attacks On Freedom Of Religion Resemble My Time In The Hanoi Hilton
    Posted in Column on June 16, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    By: Sam Johnson Published on The Daily Caller Where do you see this country heading, and is today’s America the kind of place you want to leave to your children and grandchildren? One of the cornerstones of our Republic, the freedom of religion, is under attack by a power-thirsty White House set on making and then breaking its own rules. This is not the land of liberty I know and love. Sadly, egregious violations of our cherished freedom of religion reminds me of the infamous Hanoi Hilton. Every... Read more

  • Johnson stands in support of every Americans' First Amendment Right
    Posted in Press Release on March 24, 2014 | Preview rr
    Tags: Health Care, Right to Life

    Congressman Sam Johnson (R-TX) released the following statement as the Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments in the cases Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. and Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius. “It’s shameful to know that after numerous waivers, delays and changes made to Obamacare over the past four years; the only mandate the Obama Administration will strictly implement involves forcing religious groups and businesses like Hobby Lobby to violate deeply held personal beli... Read more