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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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March 22, 2017 Press Release

Following today’s markup, Congressman Hank Johnson’s bipartisan Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 passed the full House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 19-2.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), has introduced H.Res. 213 to designate Oct. 17th as “National Vitiligo Awareness Day.” 

This bipartisan bill honors the courageous children and adults who while living with this condition, often overcome many different forms of harassment and their own personal issues to fight on and contribute to our society.

March 21, 2017 E-newsletters

Dear Friends, The month of March was busy to say the least. We accomplished great work both in D.C. and through a series of events at home in the district. In D.C., among introducing bills and speaking out against “TrumpCare,” I served as a ranking member in my first T&I subcommittee hearing on the issue of the country’s national preparedness system.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) joined Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), John Ratcliffe (R-TX), Pete Aguilar (D-CA), Ted W.

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March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) has reintroduced the bipartisan Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2017 (“SMLEA”), which will restrict the transfers of certain surplus military-grade weaponry to state and local law enforcement agencies.

March 14, 2017 Press Release

DECATUR, G.A.– Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) slammed Republicans ‘Pay More For Less’ repeal bill, also known as Trumpcare, after the Congressional Budget Office, whose Republican Director was appointed by Speaker Paul Ryan, released a report detailing the devastating consequences of the Republican healthcare reform plan.

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has introduced the "Reaffirming DHS' Commitment to Countering All Forms of Violent Extremism Act.”

This bill is in response to the increasing number of violent hate crimes, bomb threats, and public vitriol being directed at minorities across the country.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) joins his colleague Mike Bishop (MI-8) in re-introducing the bipartisan Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017.

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, U.S. Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) convened a wide-ranging Capitol Hill coalition—attended by several Senators, Congressmen, and advocates like former Fox News anchor Gretchen Carlson—to highlight the importance of the rights of consumers, workers, and small businesses to seek justice through the courts.

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In The News

December 16, 2016 In The News

DeKalb residents and those throughout Georgia struggling with opioid addiction or who know someone who is now have an online toolkit of resources to help in the journey to recovery.

December 16, 2016 In The News

On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law which exercises jurisdiction over antitrust laws and competition, called on the Federal Communications Commission to take swift action to address the disproportionate use of surveillance technology against low-income and minority communities.

December 16, 2016 In The News

A House Democrat is calling on Airbnb to stop using forced arbitration clauses in its contracts with customers.

October 3, 2016 In The News

CSPAN: Rep. Johnson on the new National Museum of African American History & Culture: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6fImUXYa6AU | First aired on Sept. 23, 2016. 

 

October 3, 2016 In The News

WABE (NPR): Ga. Rep. Hank Johnson Introduces Voting Protection Measures: http://news.wabe.org/post/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.

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