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March 28, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), alongside Reps. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), José Serrano (NY-15), and Marcia Kaptur (OH-09), with the support of 43 Members of Congress, today reintroduced H.R. 1945, the Berta Cáceres Human Rights in Honduras Act.”

March 13, 2019 Press Release
Congressman seeks to reform Pentagon’s 1033 Program that gives military-grade weapons to local law enforcement departments for free
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) re-introduced the bipartisan Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2019 – H.R. 1714 – that would place restrictions and transparency measures on the Department of Defense (DOD) Program that transfers excess military equipment to federal, tribal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
 
March 1, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Johnson with Berta Cáceres on Capitol Hill.Tomorrow, we commemorate the death of renowned Honduran indigenous leader and environmental activist Berta Cáceres. Three years ago, Berta Cáceres was murdered in her home by people connected to the state security forces at the behest of dam construction company DESA.

January 24, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for a new bipartisan package to re-open government and provide $1.6 billion for key border security initiatives.  The bipartisan package is based on legislation previously negotiated between House and Senate Republicans and Democrats prior to the shutdown.

January 18, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, today condemned the shooting death of Ghanaian journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who was killed late Wednesday in Ghana’s capital Accra.

November 13, 2018 Press Release

H.Res. 1055 calls for full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations

November 10, 2018 Press Release

I was honored to participate this year in the Art Institute of Atlanta’s Veteran’s Day Program, where we honored our military veterans, active personnel and of course those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. I was joined by USMC Sgt. Thomas H. P. Carroll, a Vietnam War veteran, and Chef Carl S.

August 16, 2018 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

We held an informative and excellent public discussion on the issues that Fourth District residents are most concerned about during our August 7th telephone town hall. We called 100,000 constituents to discuss the issues of the day. To listen to the live, 1-hour event, click HERE. The good news is if you missed our previous telephone town halls, I’ll be hosting another live access event soon. To sign up for future events, click HERE.

July 20, 2018 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) recently celebrated and recognized his staff – both in Washington, D.C. and the District – for being named finalist for the first-ever Democracy Awards, the Congressional Management Foundation’s new award recognizing non-legislative achievement and performance in congressional offices.

July 20, 2018 In The News

COVINGTON, Ga. — Newton County’s congressmen said they believe Russia remains a threat to national security.

Beyond that, they took differing stances after President Donald Trump met his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, and accepted his assurances Russia did not interfere with the 2016 election.

...Johnson said he was not pleased by the president’s performance in Finland.