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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that the City of Duncanville was awarded $128,746 in Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) funding from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The funds will be used toward the City's improved response capabilities and to more effectively protect the health and safety of the public and emergency response personnel:
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Each spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will host the 14th Annual Math and Science Lecture Series on Friday, March 24th, at 9:30am CST at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Center. Speakers will include Dr. Walter Voit, Associate Professor of Material Sciences and Engineering at the University of Texas at Dallas; and Dr. Russell Stoneback, Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Dallas.
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement after the White House makes second attempt at addressing immigration and travel ban via Executive Order:
Washington, DC - (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement as she signed onto the letter Representatives Crowley (D – NY) and Representative Murphy (D – Fl) are writing to the Department of Homeland Security [DHS], the Department of Justice [DOJ], and the Federal Bureau of Investigation in response to the recent threat on 11 Jewish Community Centers across the nation:
Dallas, TX - (Tuesday, February 21, 2017) – Yesterday, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted her 22nd Annual Prayer Breakfast at the Music Hall in Fair Park. This year’s keynote address was given by award-winning author and activist, Reverend Dr. Michael W. Waters. In her opening remarks, Congresswoman Johnson spoke about finding strength in prayer and the importance of prayer now more than ever.
On February 20th, 2017, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted the 22nd Annual State of the District Prayer Breakfast at the Music Hall at Fair Park. This event was a special time for faith-based leaders to offer prayers for the citizens of North Texas and have a discussion on a wide range of subjects in order to foster learning, inspiration and collaboration to better serve our shared community.
Dallas, TX - (Sunday, January 29, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after detentions at Dallas/Forth Worth International Airport (DFW) and across the nation due to the unconstitutional Muslim ban:
“I stand in solidarity with the refugees, immigrants and their loved ones who are being banned from entering our country. This does not represent the America that is made up of immigrants or the values we cherish, one being freedom of religion.