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Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson

Representing the 30th District of TEXAS

Press Releases

Jan 21, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for H.R. 384, the TARP Reform and Accountability Act, showing her support for legislation that will overhaul and improve the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP) provisions of the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008. The measure passed the House by a vote of 260-166.
Jan 16, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson submitted the following statement to the Congressional Record on Tuesday, January 13, in support of H.Res. 43, which passed the House unanimously. The resolution recognizes Martin Luther King Day and promotes it as a day of service. Martin Luther King Day will be observed Monday, January 19.
Jan 14, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson was today elected chair of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment for the 111th Congress, by unanimous consent of the entire Transportation and Infrastructure Democratic caucus. She also held the position in the 110th Congress.
Jan 14, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for H.R. 2, the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Reauthorization bill, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 289-139. The legislation reauthorizes the SCHIP program through fiscal year 2013 and preserves coverage for the 7 million children currently covered by SCHIP, including 710,690 in Texas. It also extends coverage to 4 million uninsured children.
Jan 9, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC– Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today voted for passage of two key pieces of pay equity legislation, the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act and the Paycheck Fairness Act. The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, HR 11, passed by a vote of 247-171 and the Paycheck Fairness Act, HR 12, passed by a vote of 256-163.
Jan 8, 2009 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today made the following statement in the House of Representatives about Senior Corporal Norman Smith of the Dallas Police Department, who died in the line of duty on Tuesday, January 6.
Dec 19, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement on President-elect Barack Obama's naming of Congresswoman Hilda Solis as Secretary of Labor, Congressman Ray LaHood as Secretary of Transportation, and former Dallas Mayor Ron Kirk as U.S. Trade Representative.
Dec 9, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson will submit the following statement for the record tomorrow, on the 60th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations:
Dec 1, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement:
Dec 1, 2008 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson today released the following statement on World AIDS Day, which is observed each year on December 1.

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