Week in Washington

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Sen. Johnson Visits Southern Border 

Senator Johnson, along with Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) and Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), traveled to Corpus Christi, Hidalgo and McAllen, Texas, where they met with ranchers, sheriffs and Border Patrol agents as a way of examining the challenges associated with securing our southern border. Read more here.

Ron hearing from officers at McAllen Customs and Border Protection Station.

Sen. Johnson Honors Wisconsin's Medal of Valor Recipients

Senator Johnson honored two Wisconsin police officers this week, saying, “Lt. Murphy and Officer Lenda displayed remarkable valor in the aftermath of the Sikh Temple shooting in Wisconsin." Read more here.

Ron on the Radio and TV

The Answer on 560 WIND: Listen here
News Talk on 790 WAYY: Listen here
The Charlie Sykes Show on 620 WTMJ: Listen here.
The Vicki McKenna Show on 1130 WISN: Listen here.

The Kelly File on Fox News Channel: Watch here.

America's Newsroom on Fox News Channel: Watch here.

The Rundown on MSNBC: Watch here.

Ron in Committee

HSGAC Discusses GAO's 2015 List of High-Risk Government Programs

Chariman Johnson held a Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee (HSGAC) hearing on Wednesday, Feb. 11, titled, “Risky Business: Examining GAO’s 2015 List of High Risk Government Programs.” Watch the full hearing below or read about it here. Ron's opening statement can be read here

Watch the full HSGAC hearing here.

Sen. Johnson Sends Letter to IRS Commissioner

Senator Johnson wrote to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Tuesday with questions raised by new information that has emerged about missing e-mails from former IRS official Lois Lerner. Read more here.

Connect with Ron's Staff

Senator Johnson announced this week that his staff will be available for mobile office hours at the dates and locations listed below. These office hours allow constituents to meet with the senator’s staff to request assistance with a federal agency or regarding other federal matters. 

Friday, Feb. 18, 8:30 a.m. - 9 a.m. 
Algoma City Hall, Small Conference Room
416 Fremont St., Algoma

Thursday, Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Wauwatosa City Hall, Lower Civic Room
7725 W. North Ave., Wauwatosa

Thursday, Feb. 19, 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.
W.J. Niederkorn Library, Community Room
316 W. Grand Ave., Port Washington

Looking Ahead

Ron's Telephone Town Hall

Senator Johnson will host an hour-long telephone town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 25 at 6:30 p.m. CT. If you are interested in participating, please email your phone number, name and city to: RJohnsonPress@ronjohnson.senate.gov or visit Ron's website here. The senator looks forward to answering your questions!