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. Oberstar (D-Minn.) to serve as chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment during the 110th and 111th Congresses. She was the first African-American and female in Congress to hold this position of subcommittee chair. As the highest ranking Texan on the Committee, Congresswoman Johnson continues to support legislation that enables the growth and maintenance of critical U.S. transportation infrastructure, such as highways, bridges, airports, and waterways.
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Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Friday introduced legislation designed to expand the training and tools available to the transportation workforce in order to proactively combat rapid changes in the American economy. The bill, known as the Transportation Workforce Modernization Act, tasks the Department of Transportation to create a new $25 million grant program, which would provide job training for workers displaced by the adoption of autonomous vehicles.
DALLAS, TX – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement after President Trump released his budget plan that provides devastating cuts to domestic health, education and economic initiatives for working and middle class families:
WASHINGTON, DC –Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement after announcing that the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport would be awarded $52 million in grant funding through the Federal Aviation Administration’s Airport Improvement Program (AIP):
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 released the following statement after the president released his FY2018 budget proposal:
Washington, DC – (Tuesday, February 28, 2017) – Congresswoman Johnson released the following response to President Trump’s First Address to Congress:
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.
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.