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

Press Releases

May 13, 2010 Press Release
Balch Springs, TX (Thursday, May 13, 2010) Today Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson held her annual Economic Development Summit for local municipalities. More than 50 people attended the summit that took place at the Civic Center in Balch Springs, TX. Various speakers presented information on a range of topics focused on growing economic opportunities for local governments.
May 12, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC (Wednesday, May 12, 2010) Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson's resolution to recognize National Nurse Week, which will be celebrated annually May 6th through May 12th, passed by the House of Representatives by voice vote today.
May 6, 2010 Press Release
Dallas, TX (Thursday, May 06, 2010) Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson hosts her annual art competition and exhibit in Dallas, TX to recognize the importance of the arts in schools. The competition is open to all the 30th Congressional District high school students.
May 5, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC (Wednesday, May 5, 2010) Today, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson joined 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.
May 5, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – May 5, 2010, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson commended the President for signing the Caregivers and Veterans Omnibus Health Services Act into law. The new law ensures that veterans and their families get the care and support they need and deserve after they put their lives on the line defending our country.
Apr 30, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC (Friday, April 30, 2010) – Yesterday, the House of Representatives passed H. Res. 375, a resolution written by Congresswoman Johnson that supported the goals and ideals of Workers' Memorial Day in order to honor and remember the workers who have been killed or injured in the workplace. The resolution, which passed unanimously, revealed that at least 2.3 million people around the globe die each year from work-related causes. In the United States in 2008 there were 5,214 workers killed on the job, 50 thousand died of occupational diseases and 4.6 million were injured at work.
Apr 29, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC (Thursday, April 29, 2010) Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson released the following statement today after the House Science and Technology Committee voted last night to update and reauthorize the America COMPETES Act that seeks to boost America's competitiveness by strengthening the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields.
Apr 2, 2010 Press Release
Dallas, Texas - Building on the theme and momentum for April's National Financial Literacy Month, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today announced 65 free webinars being offered by the Consumer Credit Counseling Service (CCCS) of Greater Dallas - a nonprofit provider of credit and housing counseling.
Apr 2, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC - Today the Department of Education announced nearly $338 million in School Improvement Grants available for the State of Texas to turn around its persistently lowest achieving schools. The School Improvement Grant (SIG) program is part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009. Congresswoman Johnson is the only North Texas Member of Congress to have voted for ARRA.
Mar 30, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC (Tuesday, March 30, 2010) Congresswoman Johnson today congratulated National Math and Science Initiative, Inc. for receiving $2,252,355 for a new five-year Teacher Quality Partnership grant aimed at raising student achievement by improving instruction in our schools. This grant, which was one of only 12 funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, will be used to reform traditional university teacher preparation programs as well as create teacher residency programs for professionals from other fields entering the teaching profession. Congresswoman Johnson is the only member of Congress in North Texas region to have voted in favor of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.