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May 13, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is urging hardworking families in Georgia’s Fourth District to file their taxes before the upcoming May 17th deadline to ensure they receive the accurate amount in new advance monthly Child Tax Credit payments they are entitled to as soon as possible. 

Johnson said the expanded and improved Child Tax Credit could lift more than 14,000 children in Georgia’s Fourth district out of poverty and more than half of those out of deep poverty.

May 10, 2021 Speech
Good afternoon and thank you to the American Intellectual Property Law Association for inviting me to speak to you all today.  It is an honor to help you kick off this year’s Virtual Spring Meeting.  
As intellectual property practitioners, each of you plays a part in a tradition that is centuries old and considered so essential that the Founders placed it in the Constitution.  What began as a clause granting Congress the power to promote the sciences and arts has blossomed into an IP system that has been integral to our country’s success.  
 
May 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, conducted oversight of the U.S. Copyright Office during a full Judiciary hearing featuring Shira Perlmutter, Register of Copyrights and Director of the U.S. Copyright Office.

Watch the video HERE.

The following is a transcript of the exchange. 

April 29, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to lower prescription drug prices by streamlining and making it more cost effective for generic drug makers to get their products to consumers for certain categories of often high-priced drugs called “biologics,” Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA-04) and Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA-50) reintroduced the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation as an amendment to the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act of 2009 (BPCIA).

April 28, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) issued the following statement after President Joe Biden delivered his Address to a Joint Session of Congress tonight in Washington.

April 21, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – On Saturday, April 17, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for an Instagram Live event to discuss the American Rescue Plan, The American Jobs Plan, vaccines and the Jan. 6 riot and its aftermath.

To watch the episode, click HERE.

April 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, announced he is returning as a senior whip for the 117th Congress.  

This week, U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-SC, announced that Rep. Johnson will serve as a senior whip, a role the Atlanta congressman had last year.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA — On Wednesday, April 7, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is holding a virtual “Teach-In” event to lift up the life-saving resources contained in the American Rescue Plan.  The Teach-In will help people understand how they can benefit from the various provisions of the bill – connecting constituents with resources.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

Deaths among nursing home staff and residents account for 25 percent of COVID-19 related deaths in GA

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Date Roll Call Bill Vote
5/20/2021 156 H.R.3237 Yea
5/20/2021 155 H.R.3237 Nay
5/19/2021 154 H.R.3233 Yea
5/19/2021 153 H.RES.414 Yea
5/19/2021 152 H.RES.409 Yea