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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

Transportation & Infrastructure

  • Introduced H.R. 2547, 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.

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January 19, 2018 Page

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July 13, 2017 In The News

Democratic members of Congress sharply questioned President Trump’s interim chief of the General Services Administration, the agency that leases Trump his hotel, over why the lease has remained in place and why the agency has repeatedly failed to disclose information about the project.

July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) grilled the acting director of the General Services Administration (GSA), which is the civilian landlord of the federal government, over President Trump’s lease with the GSA for the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. 

Read Rep. Johnson’s opening statement | Watch Rep. Johnson’s opening statement

July 12, 2017 Speech

STATEMENT OF
THE HONORABLE HANK JOHNSON
RANKING MEMBER, SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE

“IMPLEMENTING THE FEDERAL ASSETS SALE AND TRANSFER ACT (FASTA): MAXIMIZING TAXPAYER RETURNS AND REDUCING WASTE IN REAL ESTATE”

JULY 12, 2017

April 21, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson visited the site of the I-85 bridge construction site on April 14 and said it is great to see Georgians working together to get the job done.

“The I-85 bridge rebuild is an example of what could be happening across our nation to improve our infrastructure and put people to work with good-paying jobs, which helps invigorate our economy,” Johnson said.

April 18, 2017 In The News

Two of Gwinnett’s three U.S. representatives, Hank Johnson and Rob Woodall, visited the site with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., to get an in-person look at how the rebuilding work is going.

Johnson and Woodall are members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure committee.

“The I-85 bridge rebuild is an example of what could be happening across our nation to improve our infrastructure and put people to work with good paying jobs, which helps invigorate our economy,” Johnson, D-Ga., said. “It is great to see Georgians out here working and getting the job done.”

April 18, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, who serves on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, said the president’s budget “severely underfunds federal programs that put Americans to work to improve our nation’s highways and transit systems, which was a center point of the Trump campaign.”

“It’s time for President Trump to put his money where his mouth is and deliver on his promise to improve our nation’s infrastructure,” Johnson said.

April 18, 2017 In The News

On April 14, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) visited the I-85 construction site where on March 30, sections of both north and southbound of I-85 collapsed due to a massive fire.

April 14, 2017 Press Release

On April 14, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) visited the I-85 construction site where on March 30, sections of both north and southbound of I-85 collapsed due to a massive fire.

Construction is expected to be completed by Georgia-based C.W. Matthews Contracting Company by May 21.