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October 9, 2020 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA – Since taking office in 2007, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has worked to help secure more than $61 million for constituents seeking help with federal agencies from his offices in Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County.

September 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, participated in a Judiciary Committee hearing on Copyright and the Internet in 2020: Reactions to the Copyright Office’s Report on the Efficacy of 17 U.S.C. 512 After Two Decades.

September 9, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, voted today on an historic markup in House Judiciary Committee of The Trademark Modernization (TM) Act, a bipartisan, bicameral bill that provides new procedures to ensure that the United States maintains a robust trademark system that minimizes barriers to entry and properly protects both consumers and brand owners. 

Congressman Johnson is the original sponsor of the bill. The bill now goes before the full House for a vote.

August 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Johnson marked 100 days since the House passed The Heroes Act, an urgently needed bill to secure the strategic testing, tracing and treatment required to reopen safely, to provide strong support for our frontline heroes in state and local government, and to put money in the pockets of the American people.
 
July 31, 2020 In The News

When pressed by Rep. Hank Johnson about counterfeit goods available on Amazon -- from bogus medicine to car tires and dangerous kids products -- Bezos said the company does "a lot" to prevent the issue, including investments of "hundreds of millions of dollars" into systems to prevent it and a team of more than 1,000 people who address what he described as a "scourge."

June 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) took bold action to build on the Affordable Care Act to lower health costs and prescription drug prices for all Americans by joining House Democrats to pass the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act.  Today’s vote comes days after the Trump Administration filed a brief asking the Supreme Court to strike down the entirety of the ACA.

June 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After 24-hours debating and marking up legislation, the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I) passed the surface transportation reauthorization bill late Thursday night – the INVEST in America Act – Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act out of committee.

Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) ensured his policy priorities were included in the $494 billion legislation.

June 18, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that he is the recipient of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America award.

The Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America Award recognizes members of Congress from both sides of the aisle who in their actions have demonstrated the leadership critical to advancing policies that support America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. 

May 17, 2020 E-newsletters

Today, I returned to Washington to vote in support of The Heroes Act, crucial legislation to address the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Our communities, workers and families urgently need more relief to weather the pandemic. 

Many of our frontline heroes are at risk of losing their jobs, even as they risk their lives to care for us.

May 15, 2020 Press Release

Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted to pass H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act.

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Date Roll Call Bill Vote
10/2/2020 218 H.RES.1154 Yea
10/2/2020 217 H.RES.1153 Yea
10/1/2020 216 H.RES.1164 Yea
10/1/2020 215 H.RES.1164 Yea
10/1/2020 214 H.R.925 Yea