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Some of the initiatives found in congressional Democrats’ new policing bill are proposals U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson authored years ago.
The recent willingness by Democrats, potentially some Republicans and members of the public to embrace sweeping changes in how law enforcement officers do their jobs came, in part, because of the graphic video of George Floyd’s final moments.
"Things have gotten worse since Rodney King and it’s clear that the William P. Barr ‘let’s ignore reality and get tough on protesters’ approach is the wrong way to go. It was wrong then and it’s wrong now,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) told Power Up. “He is an individual who has shown such blatant disregard for the law and the Constitution.
Lawmakers eye NDAA to limit military gear transfers to police
Representative Johnson, thank you for agreeing to answer questions for our new Heroes on the Hill series of Q&A’s. Given your position as the Chair of the IP Subcommittee, we wanted to get your thoughts on matters of copyright policy. First, can you tell us how you became interested in copyrights?
WASHINGTON — New data showing COVID-19 is hitting black Georgians far harder than others is sparking an outcry among state leaders.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is urging more protection to safeguard the health of immigration detainees and staff at the Stewart Detention Center in South Georgia.
GEORGIA CONGRESSMAN TALKS ABOUT THE IMPACT OF THE CORONAVIRUS ON AFRICAN-AMERICANS
The decision to open Georgia’s economy is putting more black lives at risk in the state, according to Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson.
WASHINGTON — On a recent telephone town hall hosted by Georgia Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson, Gwendolyn sounded desperate.
She’s homeless, unemployed and a survivor of domestic violence. But she doesn’t know how to get help.
WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has announced his support of H.R. 266, the $484 billion Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, which will now go to the President’s desk for his signature.
Johnson was in the Chamber and voted in support of the bill.
Congressman Hank Johnson is a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia’s 4th Congressional District. He works to empower underserved minority communities and help ex-offenders reenter society after incarceration.