Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson thanked Lincoln High School teacher Shirley Cooper for her commitment to improving the lives of the students in the 30th Congressional District. Cooper, who was one of the 23 teachers recently honored by the National Math & Science Initiative (NMSI) with its All American Teacher of the Year Award, also participated in NMSI's Advanced Placement Training and Incentive Program (APTIP).
Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson and the National Endowment for the Arts announced $120,000 in grants to the 30th Congressional District of Texas to help support creative and artistic projects.
May 11, 2011 Press Release
Congresswoman Johnson applauds the Department of Transportation for their intention to award $15 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA or "stimulus") funding for the preliminary engineering and project-level environmental analysis of a high-speed rail route from the Dallas-Fort Worth Area to Houston.
May 10, 2011 Press Release
Congresswoman Johnson announced the 30th Congressional District Winner of the 2011 Congressional Art Competition on Friday, May 7th at a reception at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center.
May 10, 2011 Press Release
"As the first elected nurse to be elected to U.S. Congress, I know firsthand the importance of the work our healthcare professionals do every day. Outstanding men and women nurses, who work hard to save lives and maintain the health of millions of individuals, will celebrate National Nurses Week from May 6-12, 2011. I believe that any American who has ever been cared for by a nurse should join in the celebration of National Nurses Week," said Congresswoman Johnson. "From the school nurse we visited as a child, to the caregiver for our elderly parents, nurses have made an immeasurable contribution to our society."
Washington, DC (May 5, 2011) – Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson joined the Congressional Black Caucus and the American Heart Association in the fight to increase the awareness of stroke and other cardiovascular diseases among African-Americans
WASHINGTON, D.C. (Thursday May 5, 2011) – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson joins millions of Americans in celebrating Cinco de Mayo. This day marks the historic triumph of the Mexican people over the French Army in the battle of Puebla in 1862.
Today, Congresswoman Johnson met with Dallas City Officials to discuss the city's legislative priorities for the year in Congress, and about the Trinity River Corridor Project specifically.
May 3, 2011 Press Release
Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson received the "2011 Excellence in Government Award" from the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) at the group's annual legislative meeting in Washington, DC.
Congresswoman Johnson's 2011 Dallas Peace Conference, which was held at Fair Park's Music Hall on April 30th, featured a panel of diverse women who discussed the important role women have in promoting peace in time of natural disasters.