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

Press Releases

Oct 15, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today submitted the following Congressional Record statement in recognition of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day of 2009, which is today.
Oct 15, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today hosted the Chair of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Željko KomÅ¡ic, for a meeting in her office. Congresswoman Johnson and President KomÅ¡ic discussed constitutional reform in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the country's prospects of accession to NATO and the European Union.
Oct 13, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced a total of $34,155,666 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development grants for the 30th Congressional District of Texas.
Oct 9, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement on the Nobel Committee's awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to President Barack Obama:
Oct 6, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today introduced the Financial Education for Teachers and Students Act, which will authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to states for financial education in public middle and high schools. The grants will fund financial literacy programs for students and their parents, as well as professional development for the teachers of the programs.
Oct 1, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson voted in favor of the Conference Report for H.R. 3183, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act. The legislation appropriates money for energy and water quality needs and invests in new technologies, scientific research and conservation efforts, and the Conference Report appropriates $12.594 million for the Dallas Floodway extension and $1.345 million for improvements to the existing structures.
Oct 1, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded 270 housing choice vouchers to the Dallas Housing Authority. The vouchers are a replacement for units in Rhoads Terrace, a public housing development that the Dallas Housing Authority demolished. The value of the housing choice vouchers totals $2,151,133.
Oct 1, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that Mosaic Family Services of Dallas, TX, will receive a $90,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice's Legal Assistance for Victims Grant Program. Mosaic Family Services serves refugees and immigrants who have been victims of human trafficking and domestic violence in North Texas, at no cost.
Sep 22, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that the City of Dallas and the County of Dallas will receive $18,354,522 in funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), economic recovery legislation that Congress passed and President Obama signed into law in February.
Sep 17, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for H.R. 3221, the Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act (SAFRA), the largest aid investment in history to make college more affordable for students and their families. SAFRA reforms and stabilizes the existing system of federal student loans, saving taxpayers $87 billion in the process. It passed the House by a vote of 253-171.

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