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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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Rep. Hank Johnson, (D-Ga.) also pressed Dickson and Earl Lawrence, the head of the FAA’s certification service, for answers on how the agency responded to the assessment.
“What was done about this report when it was first received by the FAA?” Johnson asked. Read More.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered the following opening remarks and questions for witnesses during the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing “The Boeing 737 MAX: Examining the Design, Development, and Marketing of the Aircraft” to question Boeing’s CEO and chief engineer about their MCAS system that ultimately contributed to two airline crashes that killed 346 people.
To watch the video, click HERE.
Thank you to everyone who attended our town halls this month in Conyers and Covington or who tuned in on our Facebook live feed. We had four successful town halls in every county in the Fourth District, and I thank everyone who participated. We had four excellent discussions on the issues of the day. I’ll be conducting telephone town halls in the near future, and we’re holding a Twitter town hall on Nov. 6 from 3:30-4:40 PM. I’ll have more details on those upcoming town halls soon.