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.
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.
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:
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
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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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
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.
Significantly high cancer rates reported in 30014 ZIP Code
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.
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).
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.
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.
“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.
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.