Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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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

August 6, 2019 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

 

I’m hosting a series of town halls throughout the Fourth District to hear your thoughts and concerns on the issues most important to you. All events will be held from 6 to 7:30 PM. I’m holding my first town hall of the series at the Lou Walker Senior Center on Tuesday, August 13th. On Thursday, September 5th I’ll be at Snellville City Hall. On Tuesday, October 8, I’ll be at the Rockdale Career Academy and on Thursday, October 10th I’ll be at the Newton County Courthouse.

 

July 29, 2019 In The News

Rep. Hank Johnson and Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby introduced the act.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – If one state representative gets his way, Americans will see lower prescription drug costs by streamlining and making it more cost-effective for generic drug makers to get their products to consumers.

July 26, 2019 Press Release

Congressman works to streamline path for biosimilar drugs to make it to market, consumers with the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act

Congresswoman Roby of Alabama cosponsors bipartisan bill

July 12, 2019 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), is hosting his “Moving The Fourth Forward” town hall series at four locations throughout Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District from 6 – 7:30 p.m., to hear the thoughts and opinions of his constitutes on a wide range of issues.

Who: Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04)

What: Moving The Fourth Forward Town Hall Series

When: Tuesday, August 13, Lou Walker Senior Center, 2538 Panola Road in Lithonia;

July 3, 2019 Press Release

Johnson, House colleagues seeks answers after Georgia Department of Community Health temporarily cut off Medicaid benefits to thousands of elderly and disabled Georgians

DECATUR, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, is seeking answers from Georgia officials after Georgia Department of Community Health temporarily cut off Medicaid benefits recently to thousands of elderly and disabled Georgians.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions.  This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda.

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Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
9/12/2019 530 H.R.1146 Aye
9/12/2019 529 H.R.1146 Nay
9/12/2019 528 H.R.1146 No
9/12/2019 527 H.R.1146 No
9/12/2019 526 H.R.1146 No