Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson congratulates the Greater Dallas Council on Alcohol & Drug Abuse on receiving the Office of National Drug Policy's (ONDCP) Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program grant in the amount of $125,000.
Aug 17, 2011 Press Release
DALLAS CITY COUNCIL HONORS CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON
CONGRESSWOMAN EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON RELEASES THE FOLLOWING STATEMENT ON THE BUDGET CONTROL ACT AGREEMENT
Jul 27, 2011 Press Release
Congresswoman Johnson announced that The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza will receive a $40,000 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH). The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza has been recognized by the NEH for its project- Shared Stories: Development of Oral History Programming about the Kennedy Assassination.
Jul 21, 2011 Press Release
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) will award DART an additional $3 million for the Downtown Dallas Streetcar Project. The funds will be administered from Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program established under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, which awarded the project $23 million in 2010.
Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson congratulates Southern Methodist University (SMU) for being selected to receive two grants under the Department of Education's Talent Search Program. The grants will both be in the amount of $230,000.00 for a five year period.
Congresswoman Johnson announces that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in conjunction with NeighborWorks America has launched the Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program (EHLP) to help homeowners who are at risk of foreclosure in Texas.
Jul 8, 2011 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson shared her admiration for the brave astronauts who are on the final National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) shuttle Atlantis, NASA and the contractor team that has made the Space Shuttle Program a cornerstone of this nation's space program for the past 30 years. The Atlantis has flown 33 times and traveled 124 million miles since its maiden flight in October of 1985.
"Today, we celebrate the tremendous success of Medicare in providing health care security to seniors and people with disabilities. Medicare, one of the most successful programs ever created in this country, provides guaranteed, affordable health care for 39 million seniors including 854, 000 seniors living in North Texas.
Jun 23, 2011 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson enjoyed the Miami meal promised to her by Congresswoman Frederica Wilson (FL-17) for losing the wager the Congresswomen made on the 2011 National Basketball Association (NBA) Finals.