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As our communities and economy have been ravaged by COVID-19, the country has come together to recognize the sacrifices of those filling essential roles to keep our nation safe and moving forward.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.), Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) sent a letter to Barrett on April 16 calling for her to voluntarily recuse herself from the case, saying that “statute, constitutional case law, and common sense all would seem to require” it.
“The room was filled with emotion and gratitude,” said Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson. “Black lives mattered to this jury. And I’m very gratified at the verdict, very happy at the swiftness of the verdict. ... It’s a vindication of justice in America.”
"Our Community Health Centers have always been the go-to source for my constituents seeking quality, affordable health care and now they are critical players in our response to COVID-19," Rep. Hank Johnson, whose district includes these health centers, said in a news release.
Cong. Hank Johnson of Georgia discusses his bill to end transfers of military-style equipment to law enforcement, and the new push for immediate action with an executive order. Joe Madison then continues the conversation with his listeners
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Freshman Democratic U.S. Reps. Carolyn Bourdeaux of Suwanee and Nikema Williams of Atlanta and veteran Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Stone Mountain, addressed the legislation during an online roundtable with state and regional transportation agency heads and metro-Atlanta local elected officials. All three are members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Congressman Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) said his April 7 virtual event will “help people understand how they can benefit from the various provisions of the bill by connecting constituents with resources under the plan.”
Pointing to discrepancies in COVID-19 death counts from Georgia’s nursing homes, Sen. Raphael Warnock and Rep. Hank Johnson have asked federal investigators to examine inconsistent reports and provide the public with a true accounting of the losses.