Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Questioned Federal Aviation Administration officials in December of 2019, regarding the analysis of the Boeing 737 Max, which predicted as many as 15 future fatal crashes within the life of the fleet.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.

More on Transportation & Infrastructure

April 14, 2021 In The News

Freshman Democratic U.S. Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux of Suwanee and Nikema Williams of Atlanta and veteran Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Stone Mountain, addressed the legislation during an online roundtable with state and regional transportation agency heads and metro-Atlanta local elected officials. All three are members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.

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April 9, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee and Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, announced he is returning as a senior whip for the 117th Congress.  

This week, U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, D-SC, announced that Rep. Johnson will serve as a senior whip, a role the Atlanta congressman had last year.

February 23, 2021 Press Release

Congressman Joined By Reps. Schakowsky and Blunt Rochester To Introduce House Companion to Sen. Klobuchar Senate Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today the introduction of the Safe Recall Information Distributed Equitably Act (Safe RIDE Act), which would help improve passenger safety and the response rate to vehicle recall notices by ensuring vehicles used for ridesharing services get needed repairs when subject to a recall.

January 5, 2021 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

 

To say 2020 has been a challenging year is an understatement. Many of us have lost loved ones and all of us have faced hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic during this difficult and trying year.

 

The good news is vaccines are now being administered to frontline and healthcare workers – and will soon be available to senior citizens and people with underlying conditions. By the spring and summer, younger and healthier people should be able to get vaccinated as well.

 

November 20, 2020 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA – Since taking office in 2007, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has worked to help secure more than $66 million for constituents seeking help with federal agencies from his offices in Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County.

June 30, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, voted in favor of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act – a more than $1.5 trillion plan to rebuild American infrastructure – not only our roads, bridges, and transit systems, but also our schools, housing, broadband access, green energy, water infrastructure, modernizing our Postal Service and so much more. 

To watch Rep. Johnson’s House floor speech, click HERE.

June 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After 24-hours debating and marking up legislation, the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I) passed the surface transportation reauthorization bill late Thursday night – the INVEST in America Act – Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act out of committee.

Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) ensured his policy priorities were included in the $494 billion legislation.

March 27, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) applauded passage of historic Families and Workers-First legislation, which will now go to the President’s desk for his signature.

The Congressman was in the Chamber and voted in support of the bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief & Economic Security (CARES) Act.

January 29, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson -- a senior member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee -- unveiled House Democrats’ new framework for a five-year, $760 billion investment that would create an estimated 10 million jobs addressing some of the country’s most urgent infrastructure needs, from the massive maintenance backlog, to designing safer streets, to putting the U.S. on a path toward zero carbon pollution from the transportation sector and increasing resiliency. 

January 24, 2020 Press Release

CLARKSTON, GA — On Thursday, February 20, Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson (GA-04) will host his Restoration Resources Fair for ex-offenders, previously incarcerated, returning citizens or those caught up in the system.

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4/15/2021 116 H.R.1490 Yea
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