Senator Mike O. Johanns's Public Statements


Full Name: Mike O. Johanns
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Last Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Stephanie; 2 Children: Justin, Michaela
Birth Date: 06/18/1950
Birth Place: Osage, IA
Home City: Omaha, NE
Religion: Roman Catholic
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7/07/14 Johanns, Fischer Organize Effort to Preserve Nebraska Veterans' Acts of Valor 6/24/14 Hearing of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Conference Meeting 6/16/14 Restoring the VA 6/16/14 Johanns Announces Additional Public Meetings, Extended Comment Period on Proposed Hot Springs VA Closure 6/11/14 Letter to Eric Holder, United States Attorney General- Investigation of VA Misconduct 6/11/14 Johanns Supports Legislation to Improve VA Care 6/06/14 Johanns Announces Bipartisan Vets Plan Would Authorize Lincoln VA Clinic 6/05/14 Johanns Encouraged by Bipartisan Effort to Improve Veterans' Access to Medical Care 6/05/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Accept Free Private Sector Help to Fix Broken VA Scheduling System 6/04/14 Johanns Supports Bill Granting Health Care Flexibility for Veterans 6/03/14 Statements on Introduced Bills and Joint Resolutions 5/30/14 Johanns Statement on Shinseki Resignation 5/22/14 Letter to Carl Levin, Chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and John McCain, Ranking Member of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations - Regarding Investigation into Veteran's Healthcare System 5/22/14 Johanns Leads Charge to Support Veteran-Owned Small Businesses 5/22/14 Letter to Bernie Sanders, Chairman of the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee - Regarding VA Oversight Hearings 4/30/14 Burr, Begich, Sanders Lead on Bipartisan Legislation to Increase Benefits to Veterans 4/02/14 Johanns Sponsors Bill to Encourage Hiring of Veterans, Reduce Obamacare Burden for Job Creators 3/05/14 Johanns Highlights Need to Improve VA Services 11/08/13 Johanns Statement on Veterans Day 11/04/13 Weekly Column - Our Freedom, An Epic Journey 11/01/13 Letter to Eric K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Omaha Hospital 10/30/13 Johanns Presses VA Officials on Omaha VA Medical Center 8/27/13 Weekly Column: Here to Serve 8/12/13 Blog: Working with Our Veterans 7/30/13 Johanns, Reed Offer Bill to Repair, Equip Homes of Disabled Vets 7/22/13 Weekly Column - Building a Safe Haven for Heroes 7/01/13 Column - Celebrate Freedom 6/25/13 Johanns, Bennet Sponsor Bill to Get Veterans Back to Work 6/19/13 Senate Passes Pryor, Johanns Border Security Amendment 6/06/13 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Affairs Omaha Hospital 12/24/12 Weekly Column: Here to Help 12/21/12 Senate Advances Johanns Veterans Amendment, National Security Priorities 12/20/12 Johanns Statement on National Cemetery in Eastern Nebraska 12/10/12 Weekly Column: National Defense Bill Bridges Partisan Divide 12/03/12 Senate Passes Pryor, Johanns Veterans' Jobs Amendment 11/27/12 Pryor, Johanns File Veterans Job Amendment to Defense Authorization 11/05/12 Veterans Day: A Time for Reflection, Repayment 10/09/12 A New Place to Honor Our Vets 10/02/12 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs - Meeting Request for Proposed Changes to the Black Hills Health Care System 5/25/12 Hire Our Heroes at Home 5/24/12 Johanns, Pryor Introduce Veterans Job Assistance Legislation 5/21/12 Memorial Day a Time for Reflection 5/01/12 Johanns Statement on One-Year Anniversary of Osama bin Laden Mission 1/02/12 Lending a Helping Hand 11/14/11 Bipartisan Cooperation Deserves More Recognition 11/10/11 Johanns Statement on Veterans Day 6/29/11 Johanns Applauds Advancement of Veterans Assistance Bills 5/26/11 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - National Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day 2/08/11 Letter to Erik K. Shinseki, Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and Jacob J. Lew, Office of Management and Budget Director 2/01/11 Letter to the Honorable Eric H. Holder, Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice