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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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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. 

September 22, 2016 Press Release

Congressman reaches across the aisle with Rep. Bishop (MI-08) to help workers, businesses at tax time

September 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Ranking Member Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (D-GA) today released the following statements after H.R. 5063, the Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016 passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

August 30, 2016 Press Release

PINE LAKE, GA – On Saturday, August 27, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) – along with Pine Lake officials, the U.S.

August 26, 2016 Press Release

The dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, on the National Mall. 

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.   


In The News

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.