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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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October 11, 2018 Press Release

CLARKSTON, GA – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement on the Department of Homeland Security’s proposed rule making it more difficult for law-abiding immigrants to obtain their permanent residency in the United States and reunite with family members if they access public resources such as health care, as well as food and housing assistance:

October 10, 2018 Editorial

By Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) and Michael Shank, opinion contributors      

As President Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency drops "climate change," and its impact on children, from its latest rule on hydrofluorocarbons, it is time to talk honestly about science.

October 6, 2018 Press Release

DECATUR, GA -- Congressman Hank Johnson, a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, released the following statement after the Senate voted 50-48 to confirm Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

September 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that he hired Estefanía L.

September 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Rep. Johnson submitted this speech for the record in the U.S. House of Representatives on September 26, 2018. 

I rise in support of the H.R. 6545, the Violence Against Women Act.

September 20, 2018 Press Release

51 members of Congress urge that number to be at least 110,000 refugees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) introduced H. Res. 1073 to increase the number of refugees fleeing violence and persecution that can be admitted into the United States.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), delivered remarks of the Floor of the House of Representatives to honor the late Ron Dellums, Oakland Mayor and 13-term Bay Area Member of Congress. Below are the Congressman’s remarks:

September 5, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, as oral arguments begin in a federal District Court in Texas in the Republicans’ Texas v.

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In The News

October 1, 2018 In The News

As of Friday afternoon, there were five Democratic representatives on the House Judiciary Committee—Ted Lieu, Hank Johnson, Luis Gutiérrez, Pramila Jayapal and Jerry Nadler—who called for their committee to open an investigation into the multiple sexual assault allegations levied against Kavanaugh.

October 1, 2018 In The News

COVINGTON, Ga. - Congressman Hank Johnson presented M'Kayla Solomon with an American flag that flew over the Capitol and a certificate at the Covington branch of the Newton County Library System during a Great American Read program Friday night. Solomon, 4, has read 1,000 books before starting kindergarten. 

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September 24, 2018 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., wants to increase the number of refugees who are allowed to enter the United States, and he’s filed a resolution in the House of Representatives to urge President Donald Trump make it happen.

September 21, 2018 In The News

Had it passed, Rep. Hank Johnson’s Safe Road Act of 2015 would have forced federal regulators to write a rule requiring automatic emergency braking systems on all heavy trucks.

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September 21, 2018 In The News

But U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said federal funding for MARTA could be in jeopardy if the FTA finds the agency acted improperly.

"We're expanding our transit system," Johnson told Channel 2 Action News Tuesday. "It's very important for Georgia's economic future, and it should not be jeopardized by failure to comply with federal law."

September 21, 2018 In The News
While generic polls currently indicate Democrats have the advantage in winning control of the House, lawmakers are trying not to count their chickens before they hatch.
 
"A lot could happen between now and Election Day," said Johnson, the congressman from Georgia.
September 21, 2018 In The News

Rep. Henry "Hank" Johnson (D)

"As we continue the fight for equal pay, equal promotion, and equal rights in the workplace, we need to ensure that we do not lose our footing on the critical milestones we have achieved through the enforcement of civil rights in our justice system.

September 7, 2018 In The News

Rep. Hank Johnson points to lawmaker’s record on civil rights.

 

By Tamar Hallerman | tamar.hallerman@ajc.com

 

ONLY IN THE AJC RICHARD B. RUSSELL FEDERAL BUILDING

 

September 7, 2018 In The News

“What you’re doing, man, I really appreciate,” Congressman Johnson told Savage, who smiled quietly at the acknowledgment. “These are the folks that we represent. These are our people and their children. You’re doing good things in our community, and we want you to continue to do good things in our community.”

September 6, 2018 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has received the 2018 “Bill Hardman, Sr. Tourism Champion Award in Government.”

Johnson received the award on Aug. 29 at the 2018 Georgia Governor’s Tourism Conference, which was held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

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