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December 1, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) highlighted a new report showing that Democrats’ Build Back Better Act would meaningfully lower costs and cut taxes for Georgia families, saving them thousands of dollars each year.  According to the report, just four cost-cutting provisions of this landmark legislation alone will save the median Georgia family with two parents and two children at least $3,750 each year and save the median single-parent family with two children at least $16,450.

December 1, 2021 Speech

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered the following speech at the DeKalb & Dunwoody Perimeter Chambers Legislative Preview event on Tuesday, November 30 on "Rebuilding America."

Good morning everyone and thank you to the DeKalb and Dunwoody Perimeter Chambers of Commerce for inviting me to update you on where we are legislatively in Washington and how that impacts what's happening on the ground here in Georgia.

And most importantly, how that directly impacts you and your family and your small businesses.

November 30, 2021 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA – Since taking office in 2007, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has worked to help secure more than $70 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.

November 19, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for the Build Back Better Act, which delivers once-in-a-generation action to bring down the everyday costs that burden Georgia families. This landmark legislation creates good paying jobs, cuts middle class taxes and lowers the costs of health care, childcare and family care.  Importantly, this legislation is fully paid-for by asking the wealthiest few and biggest corporations pay their fair share, and so the Build Back Better Act will both grow the economy and fight inflation. 

November 10, 2021 In The News

The House Judiciary Committee this week is marking up the Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal (FAIR) Act, which would prohibit forced arbitration in all forms. The measure previously passed the House in 2019 with bipartisan support but was not taken up by the Senate.

November 6, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted to create millions of good-paying union jobs with a once-in-a-century investment in rebuilding infrastructure in Georgia, including roads and bridges, transit, rail, clean drinking water and wastewater systems and high-speed broadband networks.  

October 12, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for must-pass legislation to prevent a first-ever default on the federal debt, which would result in economic catastrophe for nearly every American family. This crucial bill – which Senate Democrats passed on October 7th, with all Senate Republicans present voting against – will keep the United States under the debt limit through at least December 3rd.

September 30, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted again to keep the federal government open and protect the American economy and families from a devastating shutdown. This legislation extends government funding through December 3rd, while also delivering billions in desperately needed disaster relief and helping resettle Afghan refugees fleeing persecution.
 

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 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.

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Date Roll Call Bill Vote
12/2/2021 401 H.R.2930 Yea
12/2/2021 400 H.R.6119 Yea
12/2/2021 399 H.R.6119 Yea
12/2/2021 398 H.R.6119 Nay
12/2/2021 397 H.RES.829 Yea