Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

National Security and Foreign Policy

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May 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman explores how important patents are to innovation, addresses rise of fraudulent trademarks from China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, conducted a hearing on Oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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March 28, 2019 Press Release
Congressman Johnson is joined by 43 colleagues to introduce a bill that would suspend military aid to Honduras until the Honduran government investigates credible allegations of gross human rights violations by their security forces.
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

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.

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Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
6/18/2019 332 H.R.2740 Aye
6/18/2019 331 H.R.2740 Aye
6/18/2019 330 H.R.2740 Aye
6/18/2019 329 H.R.2740 No
6/18/2019 328 H.R.2740 Aye