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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

May 13, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced the winners of the 2009 Congressional Art Competition in the 30th Congressional District of Texas on Friday, May 8. High school students from 10 high schools in the 30th District submitted a total of 51 entries. All three winners attend Booker T. Washington High School.
May 12, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's resolution honoring National Nurses Week, which she introduced February 25, today passed the House by voice vote. The resolution, H. Res. 192, recognizes National Nurses Week, which began on May 6 and ends today. Congresswoman Johnson began her career as a registered nurse, and she was the first nurse elected to the U.S. Congress.
May 7, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted in favor of H.R. 1728, the Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2009, bipartisan legislation that will bring common sense reform to mortgage lending practices and provide consumers with stronger protections. The bill passed the House by a vote of 300-114.
May 7, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced that Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) will receive $78.4 million in federal money a year ahead of schedule. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) provided for expediting the funds, which DART would otherwise have received in Fiscal Year 2010 as part of its "full funding grant agreement" with the Federal Transit Administration.
May 6, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson held a telephone townhall for constituents of the 30th Congressional District of Texas tonight. More than 3,500 constituents participated in the telephone townhall, which took place from 7:10 PM to 8:10 PM CST, and constituents were able to participate simply by picking up their phones when they rang. During the call, Congresswoman Johnson discussed both national issues and issues specific to District 30.
May 4, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement in recognition of Cinco de Mayo, which is celebrated tomorrow:
May 1, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson of Dallas, TX, and Congresswoman Diana DeGette of Denver, CO, today made a friendly wager on the upcoming Dallas-Denver Western Conference Semifinals series in the NBA Playoffs.
Apr 30, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today highlighted the Woodall Rodgers Deck Park, a project that was partially funded with money allocated by the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA), the economic recovery package that Congress passed and President Obama signed in February. Congresswoman Johnson was the only Member of Congress from North Texas to vote for ARRA.
Apr 30, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted in favor of H.R. 627, the Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives today by a vote of 357-70.
Apr 29, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for H.R. 1913, the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which passed the House of Representatives by a vote of 249-175.

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