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

Press Releases

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.
Sep 17, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson received the "Making the Difference Award" from the National Foundation for Credit Counseling Tuesday night, in recognition for her support of financial literacy initiatives in Congress.
Sep 16, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement on Hispanic Heritage Month, which began September 15 and runs through October 15 each year:
Sep 11, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, in partnership with the Institute for Urban Policy Research at the University of Texas at Dallas and Dallas County Health & Human Services, held a Community Energy Audit today, on the first federally-designated National Day of Service and Remembrance.
Sep 9, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement on President Obama's address to a joint session of Congress this evening:
Sep 9, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced today that the City of Cedar Hill will receive $176,600 and the City of DeSoto will receive $187,700 in Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) funding awards. Activities eligible for EECBG funding include energy audits, building retrofits, the development and implementation of advanced building codes and inspections, and the creation of financial incentive programs for energy efficiency improvements.
Sep 4, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement in recognition of Labor Day, which is on Monday, September 7.
Sep 2, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson announced today that the United States Postal Service (USPS) Office of Inspector General has begun an independent audit of proposed changes to mail processing at the Dallas Main Post Office. The USPS recently recommended moving processing and distribution operations from the Dallas Main Post Office to Coppell, on the recommendation of an Area Mail Processing study. The USPS has agreed to postpone a decision regarding the consolidation, pending completion of the audit. Congresswoman Johnson held a townhall on the issue in Dallas on August 24.
Aug 26, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement today on the death of Senator Edward M. Kennedy of Massachusetts:
Aug 24, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson was joined by Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert, State Senator Royce West and representatives from the United States Postal Service (USPS) for a townhall on proposed changes to mail processing in North Texas this evening. More than 200 people attended the townhall, which Congresswoman Johnson organized in response to concerns about a USPS study that recommended moving outgoing mail processing operations from the Dallas Main Post Office to a postal facility in Coppell, TX.

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