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.
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Johnson pushing for inclusion of “Public Transportation Expansion Act” in reconciliation bill
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted to advance President Biden’s historic Build Back Better agenda, which will deliver life-changing benefits for working families in Georgia and across the nation. With today’s vote, the House took a key step required in order to move forward on writing and passing the forthcoming Build Back Better Act, which will include overwhelmingly popular initiatives to create more jobs, cut taxes for families and lower health care costs – and do so by making the wealthiest and big corporations pay their fair share.
Last week, the Gwinnett Chamber was joined by two members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. U.S. Representatives Carolyn Bourdeaux and Hank Johnson spoke on recent legislative developments on infrastructure in Congress.
Boosting transit funding would advance racial equity, an advocacy campaign is arguing as it seeks to influence lawmakers’ work on a major infrastructure package.
About $20 billion in annual transit operating funding, on top of the money House Democrats have proposed each year for transit, would increase service, shorten wait times, offer more people access to jobs, and reduce emissions, advocates found.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As negotiations on the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework and the reconciliation package continue, Congressmen Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Jesús “Chuy” García (IL-04), both members of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, led 60 colleagues in sending a letter to President Joe Biden and congressional leadership today insisting on a final bill that addresses the climate crisis and existing racial inequities by robustly funding public transportation.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced he secured $4,929,000 for eight community-funded projects in the 2022 Department of Labor (DOL), Health and Human Services (LHHS) and the Department of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bills.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson, a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, unveiled the list of five projects included in the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act.
The INVEST Act is a five-year, $547 billion surface transportation reauthorization bill that is being marked up and voted out of the Transportation Committee (T&I) this week.
It’s been busy couple of weeks here in Georgia and in Washington since I last wrote.