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An announcement concerning my future plans

January 6, 2017

To My Fellow Patriots: I come before you today with a heart full of gratitude.  I thank you for putting your trust in me – time and again – to serve as your commonsense, conservative voice in Congress.  It is not a responsibility I take lightly, and it has been a great honor to serve … read more

Sam Johnson wins! Thanks voters on Election Night

November 9, 2016

Tonight Congressman Sam Johnson (3rd Dist.-Texas) released the following statement after winning re-election to the Third Congressional of Texas. A 29-year Air Force veteran, Johnson spent nearly seven years as a Prisoner of War in Vietnam, more than half of that time in solitary confinement. Sam chronicles his POW experience in solitary confinement in his … read more

McKinney Courier-Gazette: Collin County VA clinic to open Friday in Plano

September 12, 2016

United States Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) invites North Texans to join him at the grand opening of Collin County’s new VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sept. 16 at 3804 W. 15th St. in Plano. The 10,000-square-foot clinic opens access to the fast-growing North Texas population and will be equipped to serve … read more

Dallas Morning News: After 47 years, the daughter of a pilot killed in action waits for answers

August 26, 2016

It is not easy to write a letter about your dead father to the president. But when it’s been almost 47 years since Larry Whitford died in a plane crash over Laos and the agency charged with getting him home says there’s too much red tape in the way to get to his remains right … read more

Time: Social Security Drops Its Texting Requirement

August 15, 2016

No “multifactor authentication” necessary The Social Security Administration has dropped a measure to boost its website security that had the effect of locking some people out of their online accounts. About two weeks ago, the agency began requiring people to use a security code sent by text message to a cellphone—in addition to a user name and … read more