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

Press Releases

Jan 7, 2011 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Friday, January 7, 2011) – Congresswoman Johnson announced today that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) System will receive $17.778 million from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) in advanced funding for the Green Line.
Dec 21, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (December 21, 2010) – Today, the House of Representatives passed the Senate amended version of H.R. 5116; the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010. Congresswoman Johnson supported the bill which passed by a recorded vote of 228 to 130.
Dec 21, 2010 Press Release
Washington, D.C. (Tuesday, December 21, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson announced today that the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) System will receive $700,000 from the Federal Transit Administration for Light Rail Planning.
Dec 16, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (December 16, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson responds today to her confirmed nomination as Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology:
Nov 18, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (Thursday, November 18, 2010) –On yesterday, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued new rules for Medicare-and-Medicaid-participating hospitals that protect patients' right to choose their own visitors during a hospital stay, including a visitor who is a same-sex domestic partner.
Nov 18, 2010 Press Release
Washington DC – (Thursday, November 18, 2010) – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, a coalition charged by its diverse membership to promote and protect the rights of all persons in the United States, has given Congresswoman Johnson a perfect score of 100 percent for supporting legislation relating to important civil rights protections like hate crimes and numerous other issues in the 111th Congress.
Nov 16, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (Tuesday 16, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson congratulated engineers, scientists, psychologists and staff of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today on the House floor for helping to successfully rescue 33 trapped Chilean miners from a collapsed mine near Copiapo, Chile.
Nov 10, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (Wednesday, November 10, 2010) - Congresswoman Johnson issued the following statement today regarding her intention to run as Ranking Member for the Committee on Science and Technology in the 112th Congress.
Nov 5, 2010 Press Release
Dallas, TX– (Friday, November 5, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson announced today that Dallas and Dallas County will receive $32,446,583 over two years to weatherize 3,748 low-income family homes.
Oct 15, 2010 Press Release
Washington, DC – (Friday, October 15, 2010) – Congresswoman Johnson announced today that House Democrats will move ahead with legislation to provide Social Security recipients with a one-time $250 payment. The Social Security Administration is expected to announce that there will be no automatic Cost-of-Living-Adjustment for 2011. That means that for the first time ever, 2011 will be the second consecutive year that Social Security retirees, veterans, and people with disabilities will see no increase in their monthly Social Security, SSI, VA Pension and Compensation, and Railroad Retirement benefits. This unprecedented situation is a result of economic conditions, not the result of Congressional or Presidential action or inaction.

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