Eddie (Eddie) Bernice Johnson (D-USH30)
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FAX: 202.226.1477
District: 214.922.8885
District FAX: 214.922.7028
Representative
Room 2468 RHOB- Rayburn House Office Building 50 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20515-4330

Residence: Dallas, TX
Elected: 1992    Next Election: 2018
DOB: 12/3/1935
Committee Assignments
RM MemberHouse Committee on Science, Space, and Technology
Co-ChairCongressional Lupus Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Bosnia
Co-ChairCongressional Texas Maritime Caucus
Co-ChairCongressional Caucus on Homelessness
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Aviation
FC MemberSemiconductor Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Urban Regional Studies
MemberHouse Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Oversight
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Environment
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
FC MemberFriends of Australia Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Military Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ethiopian American Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Research and Technology
FC MemberCongressional Korea Caucus
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Energy
Ex-OfficioHouse Subcommittee on Space
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Brazil
FC MemberCongressional Singapore Caucus
MemberHouse Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
FC MemberCongressional Historically Black Colleges and Universities Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Taiwan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Zoo and Aquarium Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Urban Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Ports Opportunity, Renewal, Trade, and Security [P.O.R.T.S.] Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Mental Health Caucus
FC MemberU.S.-Japan Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Black Caucus
FC MemberMilitary Veterans Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus for Women's Issues (House)
FC MemberCongressional Nursing Caucus
FC MemberNextGen 9-1-1 Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Bicameral High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Caucus on Foster Youth
FC MemberCongressional Progressive Caucus
FC MemberCongressional Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Equality Caucus
Counties Representing
Dallas

Bio

Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson is serving her 13th term representing the 30th Congressional District of Texas. In December 2010, Congresswoman Johnson was elected as the first African-American and the first female Ranking Member of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology. From 2000 to 2002, she was the Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Research and Science Education where she emphasized STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics).

Congresswoman Johnson has been a member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee since being sworn into office in January 1993. She has served on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee as the highest ranking Texan. She has also served on the Subcommittee on Aviation, the Subcommittee on Railroad, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials and the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

Congresswoman Johnson is the first nurse elected to the U.S. Congress.

Currently she serves on the Aviation Subcommittee, Highways and Transit Subcommittee and Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee.

Congresswoman Johnson was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1972 and became the first woman in Texas history to lead a major Texas House committee, the Labor Committee. As an advocate for workers, children, and families, she was recognized and appointed by President Jimmy Carter to serve as Regional Director of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare in 1977. In 1986, she was elected a Texas state Senator, becoming the first female and African-American from the Dallas area to hold this office since Reconstruction.

Congresswoman Johnson is widely recognized as one of the most effective legislators in Congress. Throughout her tenure in Congress she is credited with originally sponsoring or co-sponsoring over 200 bills. She also has a long-standing reputation for providing excellent constituent services. Her district office in downtown Dallas specializes in working with all federal departments and agencies to assist constituents in solving a wide range of individual problems.

Congresswoman Johnson is the proud mother of her son, Kirk, and of her three grandsons, Kirk Jr., David, and James.








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