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Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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December 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (GA-04) today made the following statement today after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted 3-2 to rollback rules on Net Neutrality.

December 14, 2017 Press Release

Congressman reports that more than $60,000 in grants will be awarded between two Fourth District libraries   

DECATUR, GA —Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced that Conyers-Rockdale Library System and the DeKalb County Public Library system are receiving grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities to the tune of $61,922.

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December 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, pressed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein on whether the President obstructed justice in the Russia investigation, the appropriateness of the President to publicly comment on the Russia investigation and whether he feared for his job:

December 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as Ranking Member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, & Emergency Management, Rep. Johnson examined impact of opioid crisis in Appalachia.   

December 12, 2017 Speech

Statement of
The Honorable Hank Johnson
Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management hearing on
“The Opioid Epidemic in Appalachia: Addressing Hurdles to Economic Development in the Region”​

December 12, 2017

 

December 7, 2017 Press Release

H.R. 38, So-Called ‘Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act’ This Extreme, Dangerous GOP Bill Overrides State Concealed Carry Laws and Endangers Public Safety 

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Rep. Johnson Questions FBI Director in Judiciary Hearing

December 7, 2017 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

While preparing for the holiday season, you may have heard that Republicans are working to deliver “gifts” to working Americans that raises taxes on tens of millions of middle-class families in order to hand deficit-exploding giveaways to corporations and the richest 1 percent.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA —Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is pleased to announce that 16-year-old Jonathan Daniel is the winner of the 2017 Fourth District Congressional App Challenge.

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December 6, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— On the morning of Dec.5, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) spoke out against discrimination at the American Civil Liberty Union’s (ACLU) rally as SCOTUS takes up the Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case. 

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December 15, 2017 In The News

The DeKalb County Public Library System and Conyers-Rockdale Library System will receive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities totaling $61,922, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced.

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December 15, 2017 In The News

The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to roll back rules on net neutrality Thursday drew mixed reactions from two of Gwinnett’s three congressmen.

December 15, 2017 In The News

But Democrats also came after Rosenstein at times, as the Deputy Attorney General was repeatedly pressed to tell whether he had been called on the telephone by the President, and told to investigate certain people or issues – Rosenstein fended off those questions as well. 

December 15, 2017 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered more than 50 books on Nov. 27 to three elementary schools in his district. Johnson delivered the books to schools in both DeKalb and Gwinnett counties: Anderson-Livsey Elementary School in Gwinnett; and Fairington Elementary School and Flat Rock Elementary School, both in DeKalb.

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December 14, 2017 In The News

• The DOJ official also said he's not afraid of Trump firing him.

Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) pressed Rosenstein on whether Trump had asked him to investigate specific individuals, to which Rosenstein replied that he had seen no "improper" orders from the White House.

“Are you afraid of president Trump firing you?” the congressman asked.

December 13, 2017 In The News

Johnson delivers books to Anderson-Livsey Elementary School

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., recently got to play Santa Claus to three local school libraries, including one in Gwinnett County.

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December 5, 2017 In The News

CONYERS – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, announced today that the Conyers Police Department is receiving more than $440,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services or COPS.

November 2, 2017 In The News

A bill to overhaul the federal agricultural guestworker program cleared its first hurdle Wednesday and is headed to the full U.S. House.

The Republican-majority House Judiciary Committee passed the bill 17-16 after two days of debate and over the objections of many Democrats. It’s likely to clear the House, though its future in the Senate is unclear.

October 31, 2017 In The News

Barrington Irving, the youngest person and the first African American pilot to circumnavigate the globe on his own, is collaborating with Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) for Irving’s “Mitsubishi Dream & Soar Presented by Barrington Irving.” The event will take place on October 17 in Johnson’s home state of Georgia.

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October 27, 2017 In The News

Georgia U.S. Rep Hank Johnson, a Democrat, separately said the server wipe "appears to be a willful and premeditated destruction of evidence" by election officials, adding, "Georgia voters should be as outraged as I am."

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