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WASHINGTON, DC – On Friday, September 8, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed legislation for emergency supplemental funding. The Senate amendment to H.R. 601. provides $15.25 billion in emergency supplemental funding immediately in response to damage caused by federally declared disasters, including Hurricane Harvey and the incoming Hurricane Irma:
DALLAS, TX – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released a statement on the continuing tragedy and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Johnson, the ranking member of the Science, Space and Technology committee, responded to the announcement the President is pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Agreement:
Congresswoman Johnson pictured with Kevin Ward, TRA General Manger & TRA Board President David Leonard
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosted a special edition of the “Eddie Bernice Johnson Math & Science Lecture Series” at the Yvonne A. Ewell Townview Magnet Center. Students from the School for the Talented and Gifted, along with students from the Dallas ISD, Lancaster ISD, DeSoto ISD, Grand Prairie ISD, Cedar Hill ISD, and Duncanville ISD took part in a live NASA downlink. The student had an opportunity to speak directly with astronauts currently living and working on the International Space Station.
Washington, DC - (Thursday, April 21, 2016) - Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30) and Congressman Marc Veasey (TX-33) sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy outlining their concerns with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s (TCEQ) proposed revision to the Dallas-Ft. Worth 2008 Eight-Hour Nonattainment Area Attainment Demonstration State Implementation Plan (SIP) for the 2017 Attainment Year.
Washington, DC - (Tuesday, February 9, 2016) - Today, the White House sent President Obama’s Fiscal Year 2017 budget request to Congress. Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the President’s 2017 budget request:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Wednesday, July 15th, 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson received the Friend of the National Parks Award from the nonpartisan National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA). The award recognizes Congresswoman Johnson’s votes during the 113th Congress that contributed to the protection and enhancement of America’s national parks. At a confirmed 100 voting record, Congresswoman Johnson voted favorably for all five legislative measures related to National Parks during the 113th Congress.
Summer should be a time for families to relax, perhaps take a trip to a favorite vacation spot — but all too often, summer means a trip to the emergency room.
For people living with asthma, and their families, summer’s heat means ozone pollution can make it unsafe to be outside.
Breathing ozone, often called smog, can send people with asthma to the emergency room, and it can shorten people’s lives. In Dallas-Fort Worth, dangerous ozone episodes frequently occur from now through September.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – (Friday, May 29th , 2015) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the severe flooding in Texas: