Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

It's time to protect seniors, not gut the safety net

July 1, 2011
Editorial

As seen in CrossRoadsNews' July 1, 2011 edition. Read the piece in its entirety

It’s been more than 175 days since the GOP took control of the House, and the only jobs bills to come to the floor this Congress have been Democratic proposals – the GOP voted no on every one of course. 

The middle class is hurting, yet the Republicans’ only answer is to end Medicare and continue to give huge tax breaks Big Oil companies and millionaires.

While Democrats continue to promote and pursue the “Make It in America” agenda – which I’m proud to say, contains one of my bills – to create jobs and help our economy recover, the Republicans’ focus is a near myopic charge to gut Medicare.

Read more in CrossRoadsNews.

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