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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04) today made the following statement today after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to rollback rules on Net Neutrality.

“I condemn the FCC decision today to do away with Net Neutrality. U.S. taxpayers paid for the research and development of the World Wide Web, and we deserve for the Internet to remain a platform open to all content treated equally and without discrimination.

December 12, 2017 Speech

Statement of
The Honorable Hank Johnson
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hearing on
“The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region”​

December 12, 2017

 

Good morning. I would like to thank the Chairman for holding this hearing on the opioid epidemic in Appalachia.

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) today released the following statement in response to the decision by President Trump to end critical cost-sharing payments under the Affordable care Act -- $7 billion in annual subsidies to health insurers that allows more than 7 million low-income Americans to afford healthcare coverage:

October 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement after a Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) audit showed Georgia’s handling of federal Hardest Hit Fund dollars through its HomeSafe program, which is supposed to aid homeowners facing foreclosure, was badly and shamefully mismanaged by the Georgia Department of Community Affairs:
 
October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of disturbing reports of the neglect of nursing home residents in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 46 members of Congress called on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to maintain current protections for elder Americans against abuse in nursing homes. 
 

September 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Equifax data breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information, Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), David N. Cicilline (D-RI), and John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) wrote to the three main credit rating agencies –Equifax, TransUnion, and Experian – to hear whether these companies will continue to include forced arbitration clauses in their terms of service or end their campaign against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s rule to restore consumers’ day in court. 
 
They wrote:
 

September 7, 2017 Page

What The Repeal of DACA Means For Constituents 

Prepared by the House Judiciary Committee Minority

On September 5, 2017, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the Trump Administration’s repeal of DACA. This one-pager addresses the implications of this repeal for constituents.

For Those Who Have Not Yet Applied For DACA

September 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement after the Trump Administration announced it would rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

August 11, 2017 Press Release

Congressman: It's critical all voices be included in film & media in front of and behind camera. 

DECATUR, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) cohosted a Twitter chat on the importance of diversity in film and media this week with BlackBloggersConnect (@JoinBBC).

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Congressman: The Emoluments Clause isn’t in the Constitution for nothing.  

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson’s (GA-04) Resolution of Inquiry as Ranking Member of the T&I Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management was rejected by Republicans. 

Johnson is seeking information on the lease agreement between the Trump Old Post Office LLC and the General Services Administration (GSA) for the redevelopment of the Old Post Office Building into the Trump International Hotel.