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...Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia says he’s voting for the law so that songs written before 1972 will receive compensation from streaming services.
“That is why this section of the bill is supported by Dionne Warwick, Duke Fauquier of the Four Tops, Tina Turner and the estates of Miles Davis and Otis Redding.”
...“Open Season” takes its name from comments that Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) made on the House floor in 2015 about police murders of black men and women.
The bill is scheduled for mark up on Wednesday and expected to pass the House of Representatives fairly easily.
About a dozen people attended the first of two town hall meetings in metro Atlanta on Saturday organized by the growing student-led March For Our Lives movement birthed after the Parkland school shooting in February.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., called on Congress to pass legislation to address salary discrepancies between genders and races as he observed Equal Pay Day on Tuesday.
...Fourth District U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson reflected on what King would see looking at America now – 50 years since his death and 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation.
High school students interested in art may now enter this year’s Congressional Art Competition.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the contest is open to students who reside or attend a school in the 4th Congressional District—parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County.
A group of congressional Democrats is urging Chief Justice John Roberts to make immediately available an audio recording of next month’s arguments in the case challenging President Trump’s travel ban.
The justices will hear arguments in the case April 25, and the five House Democrats believe the Supreme Court should make audio available on its website upon their conclusion.
Photo caption: Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-New York, center, the ranking member on the House Judiciary Committee, is joined by Democratic members of the House Judiciary Committee, from left, Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Illinois, Rep. Bradley Schneider, D-Illinois, and Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Georgia.