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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

In The News

Jul 8, 2016 In The News
Dallas Weekly

Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in response to the shooting that occurred in her congressional district in downtown Dallas:

May 20, 2016 In The News
TIME
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson discusses the importance of having serious discussions about the reality of mental health in the lives of many in reference to the Mental Health Awareness Month of May. AS a result of such conversations and inquiry on the subject, Johnson encourages us to end the stigma against mental illness.
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Dec 15, 2015 In The News
Washington Examiner
Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson discusses the gravity of the mental health crisis and the importance of addressing the lack of treatment and services available to those who are affected by serious mental illnesses. As a former registered nurse and chief psychiatric nurse for the Veterans Affairs hospital in Dallas, Rep. Johnson provides insight as she proposes The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) as a solution to the lack of treatment services in mental healthcare. The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act (H.R. 2646) has been proposed to redeploy federal assets for treatments that reduce the likelihood of damaging situations that contribute to the poor treatment and outcomes for those affected by serious mental illnesses.
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Jul 14, 2015 In The News
Star-Telegram

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.

Jul 9, 2015 In The News
Associated Press

Washington (AP) -- The House is trying again to pass a GOP-led rewrite of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind education law, with conservatives aiming to dramatically shift the role of the federal government in education policy away from Washington.

Jul 8, 2015 In The News
North Dallas Gazette

During the July Congressional recess, I participated in an international conference in Taipei, Taiwan. The conference focused on utilizing culture and faith to promote world peace. During the conference, the participants highlighted the need for interfaith conflict resolution.

Jul 1, 2015 In The News
Dallas Voice

Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, who represents most of Oak Lawn, sent the following statement in recognition of the recent ruling by the Supreme Court of the United States regarding marriage equality:

Jun 13, 2015 In The News
Texas Tribune - By Abby Livingston

WASHINGTON – Week after week at the U.S. Capitol, the Republican congressional delegation from Texas gathers for a ritual Thursday lunch. And year after year, U.S. Rep.

Jun 5, 2015 In The News
Dallas Morning News

WASHINGTON — Dallas Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson will be one of four lawmakers joining President Barack Obama this weekend on a trip to Germany for a summit of leading industrialized nations, the White House said Friday.

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May 20, 2015 In The News
Space News

On May 12 the Republican majority in the U.S. House introduced the SPACE (Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship) Act of 2015, H.R. 2262, to amend the Commercial Space Launch Act (CSLA). The original CSLA is and should be considered one of the seminal achievements of Congress.