Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of the American people – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions.  This bill is a critical component of the For The People agenda.

May 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement at the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law this hearing: Justice Denied: Forced Arbitration and the Erosion of our Legal System. Rep.

May 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Representative Mike Quigley (IL-05) with Representatives Pramila Jayapal (WA-07), Hank Johnson (GA-04), Jesus “Chuy” García (IL-04), and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) re-introduced legislation that seeks to remove the ability of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to contract with local law enforcement for the purposes of enforcing feder

May 14, 2019 Press Release

CLARKSTON, GA – On Monday, hundreds of residents attended Rep. Hank Johnson’s Resources Fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Clarkston, which helped connect constituents with local, state and federal agencies that provided job-readiness training, information on the television/film industry and employment opportunities.

 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R. 986, the Protecting Americans with Pre-Existing Conditions Act, to block the Trump Administration’s dangerous October 2018 guidance that gives states the ability to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s critical protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions. 

May 9, 2019 Press Release

Congressman explores how important patents are to innovation, addresses rise of fraudulent trademarks from China

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, conducted a hearing on Oversight of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

May 3, 2019 E-newsletters
As a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, I take my executive branch oversight responsibilities seriously. When Attorney General William Barr refused to appear before our committee earlier this week, he failed the American people and the constituents of my district. As your representative, I had substantive questions for him regarding his misrepresentations of the Special Counsel’s report
May 3, 2019 Press Release

On April 27 at his Congressional Arts reception, Rep. Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of his 2019 Congressional Arts Competition at the ART Station Theatre in Stone Mountain.

Four students were awarded college scholarships worth more than $69,000.

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May 2, 2019 Press Release
Today, Rep. Johnson voted to pass H.R. 9, the Climate Action Now Act, House Democrats’ legislation that would require the Trump Administration to remain in the Paris Climate Accord and to develop a serious

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May 1, 2019 In The News

Democrats on Wednesday accused the president of undermining the fight against the opioid epidemic through his efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act.

“The bottom line is that Trump is trying to talk out of both sides of his mouth on opioid abuse,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said in a prepared statement.

April 23, 2019 In The News

DECATUR, Ga. — On April 22, 2019, Earth Day, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) was presented with “The Environmental Scorecard Award,” in recognition of his 100% environmental voting record score in 2018.

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April 23, 2019 In The News

A Gwinnett County pig farmer, a United States congressman and more than 100 other people spent part of Earth Day in an airport-area hotel talking about environmental justice.

April 15, 2019 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has been named by Goodwill Industries International as a 2019 Policymaker Leader.

Johnson is receiving the award for demonstrating tremendous support of Goodwill’s public policy and legislative agenda, including criminal justice reform and workforce development.

March 28, 2019 In The News

21 Savage teamed with Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson to expand “Bank Account,” his national financial literacy campaign, aiding local youth in the Atlanta area. The rapper and lawmaker collaborated with nonprofit organizations Juma and Get Schooled to teach kids the importance of financial management.

March 28, 2019 In The News

"When women and minorities are not in the innovation pipeline, or if they leave because they don’t feel welcome, we are losing sources for increased innovation. We are leaving talent on the table, and frankly, we are leaving talent behind."

February 15, 2019 In The News

“The real emergency is the Constitutional crisis that Trump is creating,” said Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA).

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February 15, 2019 In The News

She continued, "To Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasia-Cortez & each and every politician or public figure that stepped up and presented letters and made statements in defense of my son."

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February 15, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, joined many of his Democratic colleagues in lambasting the move. 

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Recent Votes

Date Roll Call Bill Vote
5/20/2019 219 H.RES.106 Yea
5/20/2019 218 H.R.1952 Yea
5/17/2019 217 H.R.5 Aye
5/17/2019 216 H.R.5 No