Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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January 20, 2020 Press Release

ATLANTA, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered the following remarks at the 52nd annual MLK, Jr. Commemorative Service:

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“To deny a person the right to exercise their political freedom at the polls,” said Dr. King, “Is no less a dastardly act as to deny a Christian the right to petition God in prayer.”

Standing here with you today in this sacred space, the wisdom of Dr. King’s words, ring true.

January 10, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R. 535, the PFAS Action Act, to protect families from PFAS “forever chemicals” and designate them as hazardous substances, clean up existing contamination and protect public health by providing critical resources for communities.

December 20, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– This week, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) responded to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ ruling against the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate and asking of the district court, which had previously struck down the entirety of the ACA, to determine next steps.  Rep. Johnson highlighted the devastating impact that this ruling could have on more than 460,000 Georgians, especially those with pre-existing conditions. Nationwide, more than 130 million Americans will be be impacted.

October 28, 2019 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

 

Thank you to everyone who attended our town halls this month in Conyers and Covington or who tuned in on our Facebook live feed. We had four successful town halls in every county in the Fourth District, and I thank everyone who participated. We had four excellent discussions on the issues of the day. I’ll be conducting telephone town halls in the near future, and we’re holding a Twitter town hall on Nov. 6 from 3:30-4:40 PM. I’ll have more details on those upcoming town halls soon.

 

October 17, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) introduced H. Res. 636 to recognize October 17 as “National Vitiligo Awareness Day.”

The bipartisan resolution has more than 30 cosponsors.

September 27, 2019 Press Release

Since 2007, Congressman’s office helps thousands of residents navigate housing, health care, Social Security, IRS and veterans benefits

           

September 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday evening, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act, all passed out of committee on a strict party-line vote.

House Judiciary IP Subcommittee Chairman Hank Johnson (D-GA) issued the following statement on H.R. 1236:

August 22, 2019 In The News

COVINGTON – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent letters to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Wednesday demanding answers as to why his constituents in Covington were not informed about a dangerous chemical being released into the community’s air and asking what the environmental protection agencies are doing to protect the people who live near the plant that is discharging the carcinogenic chemical.

August 22, 2019 In The News

More than a week after an investigation by Georgia Health News and WebMDuncovered toxic levels of ethylene oxide in parts of metro Atlanta, congressman Hank Johnson wants to know why people in the impacted regions were not notified. 

August 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Questions Why Residents Weren’t Told of Carcinogenic Chemical in the Community; What Steps Are Being Taken for Remediation

Reps. McBath, Scott also sign letter to agencies concerning Cobb Co. plant

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Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
1/16/2020 22 H.J.RES.76 Yea
1/15/2020 21 H.R.1230 Aye
1/15/2020 20 H.R.1230 No
1/15/2020 19 H.R.1230 No
1/15/2020 18 H.RES.798 Yea