Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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September 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Yesterday evening, the House Judiciary Committee passed a series of bills to help respond to gun violence -- H.R. 1186, the Keep Americans Safe Act; H.R. 1236, the Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019; and H.R. 2708, the Disarm Hate Act, all passed out of committee on a strict party-line vote.

September 10, 2019 Press Release

Congressman’s FAIR Act – With 222 Cosponsors – Headed to Full House For Vote

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) bipartisan FAIR Act: The Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act, re-establishing Americans’ 7th Amendment right to seek justice and accountability through the court system, passed the House Judiciary Committee. 

August 29, 2019 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Senior Judiciary Committee member and Chairman of the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet subcommittee, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement after learning that U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia announced he will retire from the Senate at the end of the year:

August 16, 2019 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Senior Judiciary Committee member and Chairman of the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet subcommittee, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatening to block two Muslim Democratic members of Congress — both of whom are prominent women of color and highly critical of his country — from visi

August 14, 2019 Press Release

Congressman Questions Why Residents Weren’t Told of Carcinogenic Chemical in the Community; What Steps Are Being Taken for Remediation

Reps. McBath, Scott also sign letter to agencies concerning Cobb Co. plant

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August 22, 2019 In The News

COVINGTON – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) sent letters to the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state Environmental Protection Division (EPD) Wednesday demanding answers as to why his constituents in Covington were not informed about a dangerous chemical being released into the community’s air and asking what the environmental protection agencies are doing to protec

August 22, 2019 In The News

More than a week after an investigation by Georgia Health News and WebMDuncovered toxic levels of ethylene oxide in parts of metro Atlanta, congressman Hank Johnson wants to know why people in the impacted regions were not notified. 

August 7, 2019 In The News

As Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation fight reached a crescendo last year, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson suggested that he intended to do his own digging into the U.S. Supreme Court pick’s background. Read More.

August 2, 2019 In The News

The chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet in the House of Representatives, along with a Republican congresswoman from Alabama, proposed a bipartisan bill to amend the patent dance in the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA).

August 2, 2019 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) traveled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a Congressional delegation to Ghana to hold high-level discussions with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, Speaker Mike Oquaye and other senior government officials. The delegation also visited U.S. Army Africa headquarters in Italy.  Speaker Pelosi delivered an address to the Ghanaian Parliament.

July 29, 2019 In The News

Rep. Hank Johnson and Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby introduced the act.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – If one state representative gets his way, Americans will see lower prescription drug costs by streamlining and making it more cost-effective for generic drug makers to get their products to consumers.

July 26, 2019 In The News

“I’d like to see independent air quality testing in the area around Covington that the EPD study says is impacted,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat who represents Georgia’s 4th District, which includes Covington and the BD Bard Plant. “The fact that state and federal agencies have known the dangers of ethylene oxide and have not informed residents is unacceptable.

July 26, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to make highways around the nation safer for drivers, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), along with his colleague, Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” García of Illinois, introduced the “Safe Roads Act of 2019” (H.R. 3773), which would direct the Department of Transportation to require all new commercial motor vehicles to be equipped with an automatic emergency braking system.

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Date Roll Call Bill Vote
9/12/2019 530 H.R.1146 Aye
9/12/2019 529 H.R.1146 Nay
9/12/2019 528 H.R.1146 No
9/12/2019 527 H.R.1146 No
9/12/2019 526 H.R.1146 No