Congressman Johnson fighting to return Shreveport man home from Guatemalan jail
Posted on 9/13/2017 2:48:00 AM.

Louisiana lawmakers are working to free a Shreveport man from a Guatemalan jail after he was arrested in March for bringing hunting ammunition in his luggage. U.S. Representative Mike Johnson and U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy met with the country’s ambassador to discuss the case of Zachary Wilson. Johnson says Wilson suffers from ulcerative colitis.
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U.S. Rep Mike Johnson is confident Congress will pass new healthcare bill
Posted on 4/23/2017 3:34:00 AM.

U.S. Representative Mike Johnson believes members of the House are moving closer to agreeing on a bill that would overhaul healthcare in the country. Johnson says many Congressmen were frustrated with the previous legislation that was pulled at the last minute but he’s hopeful new amendments will secure passage through the House and Senate.
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Louisiana's Republican Congressmen ready to get to work
Posted on 1/4/2017 5:12:00 AM.

Louisiana’s congressional delegation is gearing up to tackle some big issues in the 115th United States Congress. Congressman Ralph Abraham was sworn in Tuesday for his second term representing northeast and central Louisiana. He says a big priority for his district will be creating and protecting jobs in agriculture.
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Republican victories in 3rd and 4th Congressional Districts
Posted on 12/12/2016 10:06:00 AM.

What does a dog do when it catches a car? Those are the words Capt. Clay Higgins used to open his acceptance speech after winning the 3rd Congressional District race. The former deputy with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s office beat Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle 56% to 44% in Saturday’s election.
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Republicans Kennedy, Higgins & Johnson punch ticket to Washington in December 10th runoff
Posted on 12/10/2016 11:22:00 PM.
The 2016 federal elections are over now that Louisiana has wrapped things up with Saturday's runoff. Republican State Treasurer John Kennedy will be the new US Senator. He had this to say today when addressing supporters following his victory.
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Two Congressional races on the ballot for Saturday's election
Posted on 12/8/2016 11:33:00 AM.

The two remaining U.S. House races in Louisiana are heating up as the election is only two days away. In the 3rd Congressional District, two Republicans are facing off for the open seat.
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US 4th District race: Jones conservative Democrat vs Republican state Rep Johnson
Posted on 11/11/2016 6:31:00 AM.

Republican State Representative Mike Johnson will go up against Democratic attorney Marshall Jones in the runoff for the 4th Congressional District seat. Johnson says he and his team are excited about the runoff, and they’re already working hard on continuing their campaign.
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3rd and 4th Congressional District races headed to a runoff
Posted on 11/8/2016 10:36:00 PM.
The third and fourth Congressional district races in Louisiana are headed to a runoff. In the third district, two Republicans will square off, Scott Angelle and Clay Higgins. In the 4th district, it will be Democrat Marshall Jones versus Republican Mike Johnson. 
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Lawmaker urges support for amendment on fall ballot to support families of fallen officers
Posted on 7/28/2016 1:49:00 PM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Bossier City Representative Mike Johnson is asking voters to support a proposed constitutional amendment this fall that establishes a property tax exemption for surviving members of a fallen first responder. He says a vote in favor of proposed amendment number 4 would be something that Louisianians can do to help these families in their time of great need.
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Pastor Protection Act dies in Senate committee
Posted on 5/24/2016 11:13:00 AM.

On a 3-2 vote a Senate committee voted against the Pastor Protection Act, which would have provided protection for religious organizations if they refuse to perform a same sex marriage. Bossier City Representative Mike Johnson says this bill is NOT as expansive as some of the religious freedom bills passed in other states.
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