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U.S. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, Representing the 30th District of Texas


Health care

One of the highest callings of Congress is to properly provide for the health and wellbeing of the American people.  As a non-practicing registered nurse, providing the most advanced, efficient, and affordable healthcare possible for our community has always been a priority of mine.  In my twenty five years in Congress, I have used my professional experience in the medical field to expand acces


It has become plainly evident that America’s immigration system is broken.  Our country has always prided itself on its incredible multiculturalism; our community in Dallas alone is home to families from across the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Africa.  Unfortunately, shortsighted legislation has left us with a patchwork of ineffective laws that hurt families.  With the right ref


Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson currently serves on the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure.  She also serves on the Highways and Transit, Aviation, and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittees.  In 2007, Congresswoman Johnson was appointed by then-House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman James L.

Mental health

As a non-practicing registered nurse, my path to Congress was heavily influenced by my position as the Chief Psychiatric Nurse at the Dallas Veterans Affairs Hospital.  In that role, I saw the plight of individuals suffering from mental illnesses, and the inadequacies of the system that allowed them to fall through the cracks.  Because of my experience I am uniquely placed to tackle these issue


Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is the first nurse to be elected to Congress.  She became the Chief Psychiatric Nurse at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Dallas before entering elected office.  Since that time, Congresswoman Johnson has worked tirelessly to bring real accountability to the VA healthcare system so that our veterans can receive the care and benefits that they have rightfully

Voting Rights

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson currently serves as a Vice Chair on the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus.  The Caucus is dedicated to raising awareness of voter suppression efforts across the country and to create and advance legislation that blocks current and future discriminatory tactics that would deny American citizens their sacred right to vote.