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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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August 10, 2016 Press Release

Vows to Protect Social Security from Republican Efforts to Cut Benefits, and Ensure Social Security Is There for Future Generations

LITHONIA, GA – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) marked the 81st anniversary of the enactment of the Social Security program. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Social Security into law on August 14, 1935.   

July 26, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Hank Johnson clarified and apologized today regarding his remarks about the Israeli settlement enterprise during a panel held outside the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia:

July 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An amendment to the FY 2017 Interior Appropriations bill addressing the disparate impact of coal ash disposal proposed by Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) passed by voice vote on July 12.

July 12, 2016 Speech

Rep. Hank Johnson, Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommittee Regulatory Reform and Commercial Antitrust Law (RRCAL), gave the following speech during a full Judiciary hearing with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch. 

July 8, 2016 E-newsletters

As a member of the House Armed Services Committee, it gives me great pride to serve citizens of the Fourth District, Georgia and our nation. Every day  I go to work – whether in Washington or in Georgia – I work on behalf of the men and women who so honorably and bravely serve in the U.S. Armed Forces.

July 8, 2016 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

In the wake of the horrific act of hate and terror in Orlando last week, the deadliest mass shooting in American history, I joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.

July 8, 2016 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

(Pictured above) On July 1, 2015, Rep. Johnson pinned Rockdale County resident Ret. Command Sgt. Maj. Simon Ramos with the Purple Heart for wounds he received in Vietnam in 1962. The ceremony was held at the WALK OF HEROES/Vietnam War Memorial in Conyers.

July 8, 2016 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

I’m pleased to announce I have nominated 23 Fourth District students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2020.

In advance of this round of nominations, my staff held more than 24 information sessions at schools throughout the district, which includes parts of DeKalb, Newton and Gwinnett counties and all of Rockdale County.


In The News

March 11, 2016 In The News
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) presented DeKalb County Police Officer Jonathan Lamar Lewis with a Congressional Badge of Bravery today at the Lou Walker Senior Center for his acts of heroism in the line of duty on December 12, 2014.
March 5, 2015 In The News
Rep. Johnson helps pass a bipartisan bill to study whether the West Hunter Street Baptist Church -- home of the Rev. Ralph D. Abernathy and crucial to the Civil Rights Movement -- deserves National Park status. Cosponsored by Rep. Austin Scott.
March 5, 2015 In The News
Rep. Hank Johnson discusses his bill -- the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act on MSNBC with host Ronan Farrow.
July 2, 2014 In The News
U.S. Representative Hank Johnson said he was sending a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel expressing “deep concern” about the Army’s new regulation, saying it “unnecessarily discriminates against African American and other minority women.”