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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

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Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

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:

Feb 21, 2017 Press Release

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. 

Feb 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Thursday, February 16, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after President Trump refused to take the lead on inviting the Congressional Black Caucus  to meet with him at the White House:

Jan 30, 2017 Press Release

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.

Jan 20, 2017 Press Release

 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:

Jan 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Monday, January 16, 2017) -   Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the national day of service that is observed annually on the third Monday of January.

Jan 11, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC - (Wednesday, January 11, 2017) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s farewell address to the nation:

“In his eight years serving as President of the United States, President Obama will be remembered as a visionary of hope and one who has been relentless in his efforts to represent and protect the rights of people from different backgrounds.

Aug 24, 2016 Press Release

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.

Aug 6, 2016 Press Release

Dallas, TX - (Saturday, August 6, 2016) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement celebrating the 51st anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson:

Jul 16, 2016 Event

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.