More on Women's Issues
Washington, DC - (Tuesday, February 7, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after Betsy DeVos was confirmed as the U.S. Secretary of Education:
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.
Washington, DC - (Friday, January 20, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in support of the Women’s March in Dallas, Washington, D.C. and across the nation:
Dallas, TX – (Sunday, January 15, 2017) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in support of the nationwide movement of rallies “Our First Stand.” These rallies are in protest of the Republican’s decision to repeal the Affordable Care Act.
Dallas, TX - (Tuesday, August 23, 2016) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson made the following remarks in recognition of Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. Black Women’s Equal Pay Day marks the day when black women finally catch up to white men’s pay from the last year. On average, black women in this country must work almost eight more months to simply earn what a white man earned by last December 31st. Black women are paid 63 cents for every dollar white men earn in this country.
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson would like to formally invite you to participate in solutions based town-hall forum “Moving Forward Together: Less Talk, More Action” taking place in Dallas, Texas this Saturday, July 16th at 9:00 a.m.
Dallas, TX - (Saturday, June 25, 2016) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson issued the following statement in observance of the third anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Shelby County v. Holder ruling:
Hundreds gathered for the 2016 “A World of Women for World Peace” conference
Washington D.C. - (Wednesday, March 23, 2016) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson issued the following statement in recognition of the sixth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act being signed into law:
“In the six years since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, the country, including the State of Texas, has taken giant steps to ensure that every American has access to healthcare. The ACA has provided coverage to more than 20 million Americans who were previously uninsured.