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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Jan 14, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for H.R. 2, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization bill, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 289-139. The legislation reauthorizes the SCHIP program through fiscal year 2013 and preserves coverage for the 7 million children currently covered by SCHIP, including 710,690 in Texas. It also extends coverage to 4 million uninsured children.
Jan 9, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC– Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for passage of two key pieces of pay equity legislation, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, HR 11, passed by a vote of 247-171 and the Paycheck Fairness Act, HR 12, passed by a vote of 256-163.
Jan 8, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today made the following statement in the House of Representatives about Senior Corporal Norman Smith of the Dallas Police Department, who died in the line of duty on Tuesday, January 6.
Dec 19, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement on President-elect Barack Obama's naming of Congresswoman Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor, Congressman Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation, and former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk as U.S. Trade Representative.
Dec 9, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will submit the following statement for the record tomorrow, on the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations:
Dec 1, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement:
Dec 1, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement on World AIDS Day, which is observed each year on December 1.
Nov 19, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has made a grant of $11,628,120 to the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) through the Urban and Rural Bus Discretionary Program. The money will be used for bus replacement and bus facility upgrades throughout the state of Texas.
Oct 29, 2008 Press Release
Oak Cliff, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today made remarks at the Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce's Food for Thought Luncheon. The luncheon was held at the Golf Club of Dallas. In her remarks, Congresswoman Johnson discussed the economic rescue plan recently passed by Congress and enacted by President Bush, and its importance to North Texas small businesses.
Oct 22, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has awarded four different research grants to medical facilities in the 30th Congressional District of Dallas, totaling more than $1.1 million.

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