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Washington, DC – (Tuesday, February 28, 2017) – Congresswoman Johnson released the following response to President Trump’s First Address to Congress:
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.
Congresswoman Johnson pictured with Kevin Ward, TRA General Manger & TRA Board President David Leonard
Washington, DC - (Friday, February 12, 2016) - Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson voted against legislation containing a controversial proposal to privatize our nation’s air traffic control (ATC) system during the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee markup of H.R. 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act. The measure was approved by a vote of 32 to 26, with only Republicans voting in favor of the bill.
Washington, DC - (Friday, October 23, 2015) - Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after the successful committee mark-up of H.R. 3763, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform Act of 2015 (STRRA).
DALLAS, TX - (Wednesday, August 19th, 2015) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson was presented with the “Lifetime Infrastructure Champion Award” at the Irving Transportation & Water Summit, an event hosted by the City of Irving. The Summit was attended by approximately 300 state officials, infrastructure administrators, business leaders and private citizens from throughout the state of Texas.
DALLAS, TX - (Wednesday, August 5th, 2015) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that DFW Airport was awarded $23 million in grant funds by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
The funds granted will be used for necessary taxiway/runway rehabilitation and maintenance efforts during an upcoming phase of structural updates to DFW Airport.
WASHINGTON, DC – (Thursday, July 30th, 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced that Dallas Executive Airport was awarded $6.57 million in grant funds by the City of Dallas and TxDOT’s Aviation Facilities Grant. The award was approved by the Texas Transportation Commission.
The funds granted will be used for the second phase of runway reconstruction and electrical improvements at the Dallas Executive Airport.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (February 4, 2015)—On Monday, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it would award a $ 7.6 million advance grant to the Dallas Area Rapid Transit Authority (DART).
[Washington, DC] – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson attended a ground breaking ceremony for DART’s South Oak Cliff (SOC-3) Blue Line Extension along with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, the Hon. Royce West and the Hon. Helen Giddings.