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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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October 19, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Representative Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr., the Ranking Member of the Antitrust Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee, has called on the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate concerns regarding anticompetitive activity in the app marketplace.

October 13, 2016 Press Release

Agency will now hold public comment period until Dec. 1

LITHONIA, GA – This week, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) reversed its decision to ban the use of kratom, a plant that researchers say could help fight the opioid epidemic.

October 11, 2016 Press Release

LITHONIA, GA – This month, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) is moving his district office from Hillandale Drive to Snapfinger Park Drive, about 1.2 miles away.

October 3, 2016 Editorial

The Guardian: America's funding of Honduran security forces puts blood on our hands: | Originally published July 8, 2016

October 3, 2016 Editorial

Boston Globe: What comes after ISIS matters: | Original published November 19, 2015. 

September 29, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), Ranking Member of the Judiciary Subcommitee on Regulatory Reform and Antitrust Law (RRCAL), requested a hearing to address the alarming and unprecedented wave of consolidation in the agricultural sector:

September 26, 2016 Press Release

Congressman’s legislation would authorize Title III funds to establish on-campus resource centers

September 23, 2016 Speech

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.

Today’s hearing is an important and welcome opportunity to discuss drug price competition in the market for treating opioid addiction. 

Opioid addiction is a devastating public-health emergency in many of our communities. 


In The News

October 3, 2016 In The News

CSPAN: Rep. Johnson on the new National Museum of African American History & Culture: | First aired on Sept. 23, 2016. 


October 3, 2016 In The News

WABE (NPR): Ga. Rep. Hank Johnson Introduces Voting Protection Measures: 

September 9, 2016 In The News

In an unprecedented move, a group of congressmembers are calling on the United States to suspend all military aid to Honduras until the country addresses its gross human rights violations. On Tuesday afternoon, Democratic Congressmember Hank Johnson of Georgia introduced the bill in Congress demanding the U.S.

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.