It’s been busy couple of weeks here in Georgia and in Washington since I last wrote.
Today I convene the subcommittee for a bipartisan hearing on “Civil Enforcement of Congressional Authorities.” This is an important issue for the Committee, for the institutional interests of Congress, and for the enduring strength of our constitutional system.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, introduced the Stronger Communities Through Better Transit Act (H.R. 3744), which would provide $20 billion annually for four years ($80B total) to transit systems for their operating budgets.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressmen Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, and Ranking Member Darrell Issa (CA-50), sent a letter to Comptroller General of the United States U.S. Government Accountability Office Gene L.
TULSA, OK – On Monday, May 31 and Tuesday, June 1, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) – the Congressional Black Caucus Whip – visited Tulsa, Oklahoma, to commemorate and recognize the centennial of the Tulsa Massacre when a mob of white residents set fire to Black Wall Street on May 31 and June 1, 1921.
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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson, a senior member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, unveiled the list of five projects included in the Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation (INVEST) in America Act.
DECATUR, GA –Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is urging families in Georgia’s Fourth District to file their taxes before the upcoming May 17 tax deadline to ensure they receive the accurate amount in new advance monthly Child Tax Credit payments they are entitled to as soon as possible.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of his 2021 Congressional Arts Competition and awarded four college scholarships worth a total of $35,000 on April 24 in a virtual ceremony.
As our communities and economy have been ravaged by COVID-19, the country has come together to recognize the sacrifices of those filling essential roles to keep our nation safe and moving forward.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) sent a letter to Barrett on April 16 calling for her to voluntarily recuse herself from the case, saying that “statute, constitutional case law, and common sense all would seem to require” it.
“The room was filled with emotion and gratitude,” said Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson. “Black lives mattered to this jury. And I’m very gratified at the verdict, very happy at the swiftness of the verdict. ... It’s a vindication of justice in America.”
"Our Community Health Centers have always been the go-to source for my constituents seeking quality, affordable health care and now they are critical players in our response to COVID-19," Rep. Hank Johnson, whose district includes these health centers, said in a news release.
Cong. Hank Johnson of Georgia discusses his bill to end transfers of military-style equipment to law enforcement, and the new push for immediate action with an executive order. Joe Madison then continues the conversation with his listeners