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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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) highlighted a new report showing that Democrats’ Build Back Better Act would meaningfully lower costs and cut taxes for Georgia families, saving them thousands of dollars each year. According to the report, just four cost-cutting provisions of this landmark legislation alone will save the median Georgia family with two parents and two children at least $3,750 each year and save the median single-parent family with two children at least $16,450.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered the following speech at the DeKalb & Dunwoody Perimeter Chambers Legislative Preview event on Tuesday, November 30 on "Rebuilding America."
Good morning everyone and thank you to the DeKalb and Dunwoody Perimeter Chambers of Commerce for inviting me to update you on where we are legislatively in Washington and how that impacts what's happening on the ground here in Georgia.
And most importantly, how that directly impacts you and your family and your small businesses.
LITHONIA, GA – Since taking office in 2007, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has worked to help secure more than $70 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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for the Build Back Better Act, which delivers once-in-a-generation action to bring down the everyday costs that burden Georgia families. This landmark legislation creates good paying jobs, cuts middle class taxes and lowers the costs of health care, childcare and family care. Importantly, this legislation is fully paid-for by asking the wealthiest few and biggest corporations pay their fair share, and so the Build Back Better Act will both grow the economy and fight inflation.
The bipartisan infrastructure package will accomplish many longstanding county priorities, including:
Bloomberg Washington Correspondent Joe Mathieu delivers insight and analysis on the latest headlines from the White House and Capitol Hill, including conversations with influential lawmakers and key figures in politics and policy.
Guests: U.S. Representative for Georgia's 4th Congressional District, Hank Johnson, Bloomberg Contributor and Partner at Stonecourt Capital Rick Davis, Democratic Strategist and Founder of Third Degree Strategies Max Burns, and Bloomberg Washington Bureau Chief Peggy Collins.
This weekend, I was proud to vote in favor of the bipartisan infrastructure package, which represents generational change and investment in America’s future. I also look forward to finishing the job by passing President Biden’s Build Back Better Act as well when Congress reconvenes before Thanksgiving. Together, these two bills will positively transform America into the 21st century.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted to create millions of good-paying union jobs with a once-in-a-century investment in rebuilding infrastructure in Georgia, including roads and bridges, transit, rail, clean drinking water and wastewater systems and high-speed broadband networks.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) provided the following statement during a meeting with the DeKalb County Public Works & Infrastructure Committee today focused on building heavy rail public transit in South DeKalb and an update from Washington:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for critical legislation that would keep the federal government open, secure emergency funding to help communities devastated by natural disasters and help resettle Afghan refugees fleeing persecution and prevent a devastating debt default.