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September 22, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for critical legislation that would keep the federal government open, secure emergency funding to help communities devastated by natural disasters and help resettle Afghan refugees fleeing persecution and prevent a devastating debt default. 

September 10, 2021 Press Release

ATLANTA, GA -- Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet Chairman Hank Johnson (GA-04) issued the following statement after a federal judge found that Apple had engaged in anticompetitive conduct but did not violate the federal antitrust laws: 

September 3, 2021 Press Release

ATLANTA, GA Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), member of the House Committee on Oversight & Reform, released the following statement Thursday, Sept.

August 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) along with U.S. Representatives Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), Ken Buck (R-Colo.), and David Cicilline (D-R.I.) introduced the Open App Markets Act to establish fair, clear, and enforceable rules to protect competition and strengthen consumer protections within the app market.

August 13, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet and Congressman Ken Buck (CO-04), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, today introduced the Open App Markets Act, which would level the playing field for small app developers, strengthen consumer choice within the app marketplace, and ensure that antitrust laws are working properly in the digital ecosystem.

July 30, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Johnson (GA-04) voted to make historic investments in American jobs, opportunity and working families with H.R. 4502, a package to fund the federal government in the next fiscal year. This essential legislation will improve the health and financial security of American families – while also investing in clean energy, public health and education to set America up for future success.
 
July 28, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that four venues in his district will receive more than $542,000 in Shuttered Venue Operators Grants (SVOG).

The four venues receiving funds are:

•        A.R.T. Station in Stone Mountain: $61,609

•        Onstage Atlanta in Scottdale: $84,521

•        J.D. Entertainment, LLC in Covington: $391,798

•        Conyers Rockdale Council for the Arts in Conyers: $4,291.

July 21, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) defended consumers and businesses victimized by scams and fraud by voting for H.R. 2668, the Consumer Protection and Recovery Act.  This legislation restores the authority of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to take lawbreakers to court and recover stolen funds for victims of scam, fraud and other illegal activities.  The agency had exercised this power for more than 40 years before the Supreme Court stripped this authority in April.

June 24, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (Ga-04) voted for H.R. 1443, the LGBTQ Business Equal Credit Enforcement and Investment Act, which improves equal access to credit for LGBTQ-owned small businesses by taking steps to improve data collection by financial institutions.  This important bill will improve transparency around lending practices at financial institutions so that communities, government agencies and lenders can advance fair and equal credit access for the LGBTQ business community.

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Date Roll Call Bill Vote
9/24/2021 295 H.R.3755 Yea
9/24/2021 294 H.R.3755 Nay
9/23/2021 293 H.R.4350 Yea
9/23/2021 292 H.R.4350 Yea
9/23/2021 291 H.R.4350 Yea