Congressman Mike Johnson Visits Natchitoches for a Town Hall Meeting

Congressman Mike Johnson of Louisiana’s fourth congressional district, which includes Natchitoches, spoke at a town hall meeting Tuesday, March 14 at the Natchitoches Events Center. The congressman stated that this marked his 102nd town hall since entering congress in 2017.

The town hall was attended by a number of officials and candidates such as members of the Natchitoches Parish School Board and city council as well as Superintendent Grant Eloi, Sheriff Stuart Wright, Parish President John Richmond, state senate candidate Alan Seabaugh, State Senator Louie Bernard, Representative Gabe Firment, Provencal’s Mayor and an Alderman, and Mayor Ronnie Williams. The overflow crowd also consisted of numerous ordinary citizens.

Congressman Johnson began the meeting by speaking about his priorities, addressing federal spending and border security. He also touched on the ongoing banking crisis caused by the failure of the Silicon Valley Bank. He then took questions from constituents for a bit over 30 minutes.