Transportation & Infrastructure
- Introduced H.R. 3454, the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission Reauthorization Act of 2017, reauthorizing regional economic and infrastructure development programs.
- Cosponsored the Donate for Disaster Relief Act that allows taxpayers to designate that their tax overpayment to a Disaster Relief Fund.
- Cosponsored the H.R. 2258, the Active Duty Voluntary Acquisition of Necessary Credentials for Employment (ADVANCE) Act, which grants former service members with experience driving combat vehicles exemptions to the federal commercial motor vehicle driving test requirements.
- Is the highest-ranking Democrat on the T&I Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management.
His subcommittee promotes economic development in communities suffering economic distress, preside over programs addressing federal management of emergencies and natural disasters – including oversight of Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) – and manage some aspects of Homeland Security.
In addressing critical infrastructure needs of Georgia, he states that “Federal investments should include funds supporting state efforts to add additional standard and HOV lanes to major highways in the metro Atlanta region as well as other major causeways throughout the state.”
Wants to focus on transportation equity – which will ensure that low income Americans will have access to safe and reliable transportation.
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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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to make highways around the nation safer for drivers, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), along with his colleague, Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” García of Illinois, introduced the “Safe Roads Act of 2019” (H.R. 3773), which would direct the Department of Transportation to require all new commercial motor vehicles to be equipped with an automatic emergency braking system.
Congressmen introduce bill to protect traveling public
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to make highways around the nation safer for drivers, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) – along with his colleague Rep. Jesús G. "Chuy" García of Illinois – introduced the “Safe Roads Act of 2019” (H.R. 3773), which would direct the Department of Transportation to require that all new commercial motor vehicles be equipped with an automatic emergency braking system.
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;
DECATUR, GA — On Monday, May 13, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), will host the 2019 Resources Fair for constituents looking to not only launch and better their career, but also better their lives and receive valuable information about a range of organizations who may be able to help people throughout Georgia’s 4th District and the entire state.
For the full program, click HERE
DECATUR, GA – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) issued the following statement after he learned that local small business Gresham Transportation Services was awarded a new contract by MARTA this month. Gresham Transportation had previously worked under Dallas-based MV Transportation as a subcontractor to provide paratransit and other services for elderly and disabled MARTA customers but was dropped by MV without cause. Rep. Johnson stood up for Gresham during the process to get reinstated:
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, joined many of his Democratic colleagues in lambasting the move.
“With this declaration, Trump sets a dangerous precedent as he continues his march toward despotism,” he said. “I ask my Republican colleagues to work with me to prevent the destruction of the delicate balance of power that exists between the legislative and executive branches of government.”
The delays are not lost on two members of Georgia’s congressional delegation who serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, blamed Trump for the standoff, in its fifth week and now the longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history. He said he feared the number of delayed road projects could double if the budget is not resolved.
WASHINGTON, D.C — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that he hired Estefanía L. Rodriguez as his new Senior Legislative Assistant.
Had it passed, Rep. Hank Johnson’s Safe Road Act of 2015 would have forced federal regulators to write a rule requiring automatic emergency braking systems on all heavy trucks.