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

Press Releases

Jan 24, 2011 Press Release
Dallas, TX (Monday, January 24, 2011) – Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement on the passing of civil rights champion and dear friend, Ms. Louise Hilma Ballerstedt Raggio. Ms. Raggio, who passed away Sunday at age 91, believed in equality and justice. She was an inspirational voice not just for Texas women, but women everywhere.
Jan 19, 2011 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Wednesday, January 19, 2011) - Today, Congresswoman Johnson released a report that details the impact of the Republicans' Patients' Rights Repeal Act on the hundreds of thousands of Americans who live in the 30th Congressional District of Texas. This week, the House Republican Leadership is bringing this legislation to the House Floor for a vote.
Jan 14, 2011 Press Release
Washington, DC – (Friday, January 14, 2011) Congresswoman Johnson released the following statement in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day that is celebrated nationwide on Monday, January, 17, 2011.
Jan 7, 2011 Press Release
Washington, DC (Friday, January 07, 2011) – This week, Congresswoman Johnson participated in the Ceremonial Swearing–In of the 112th Congress.
Jan 7, 2011 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Friday, January 7, 2011) – Congresswoman Johnson announced today that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) System will receive $17.778 million from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in advanced funding for the Green Line.
Dec 21, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (December 21, 2010) – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Senate amended version of H.R. 5116; the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010. Congresswoman Johnson supported the bill which passed by a recorded vote of 228 to 130.
Dec 21, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Tuesday, December 21, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson announced today that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) System will receive $700,000 from the Federal Transit Administration for Light Rail Planning.
Dec 16, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (December 16, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson responds today to her confirmed nomination as Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology:
Nov 18, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (Thursday, November 18, 2010) –On yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new rules for Medicare-and-Medicaid-participating hospitals that protect patients' right to choose their own visitors during a hospital stay, including a visitor who is a same-sex domestic partner.
Nov 18, 2010 Press Release
Washington DC – (Thursday, November 18, 2010) – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States, has given Congresswoman Johnson a perfect score of 100 percent for supporting legislation relating to important civil rights protections like hate crimes and numerous other issues in the 111th Congress.

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