Press Releases

October 22, 2020 Press Release
Judiciary, Financial Services Subcommittee Chairs File Legislation That Would Help Protect Customers From Experiencing Discrimination When Accessing Financial Services

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, and Congresswoman Joyce Beatty (OH-03), chair of the Financial Services Subcommittee on Diversity and Inclusion, introduced the House companion bill to the Senate’s “Fair Access to Financial Services Act.”

October 9, 2020 Press Release
Since 2007, Congressman’s office helps thousands of residents navigate housing, health care, Social Security, IRS and veterans benefits

LITHONIA, GA – Since taking office in 2007, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has worked to help secure more than $61 million for constituents seeking help with federal agencies from his offices in Georgia’s 4th Congressional District, which encompasses parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County.

September 30, 2020 Press Release
Congressman, Chairman of IP Subcommittee, Explores Ways To Bring Law Into 21st Century

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, participated in a Judiciary Committee hearing on Copyright and the Internet in 2020: Reactions to the Copyright Office’s Report on the Efficacy of 17 U.S.C. 512 After Two Decades.

September 26, 2020 Press Release
Congressman: Private company, ICE makes a living by feasting on the misery of the detainees

ATLANTA, GA – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, participated in a Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) and House Judiciary Committee oversight visit to investigate Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia, where multiple immigrant women have been subje

September 22, 2020 Press Release
Chairman: Dark money, partisan pressure, ideological litmus tests, attacks by the President, a rubber stamp Senate, and a midnight judicial appointment. This is how courts are captured.

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September 18, 2020 Press Release

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, released the following statement on the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: “real change, enduring change, happens one step at a time.”

September 15, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, today announced he introduced The Open Courts Act of 2020, H.R. 8235, which would modernize the federal judiciary’s court records system (called CM/ECF) and make court records freely available to the public (PACER).

September 15, 2020 Press Release
Bill Passed by House in June is First-ever Bold, Comprehensive Approach to Hold Police Accountable, Change the Culture of Law Enforcement and Build Trust Between Law Enforcement and our Communities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Majority Whip James E. Clyburn (SC-06) and Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson (TX-30), Hank Johnson (GA-04) and Al Lawson (FL-05) held a call with regional reporters calling on the Senate to take up the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, which passed the House in June with bipartisan support.

August 24, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Johnson marked 100 days since the House passed The Heroes Act, an urgently needed bill to secure the strategic testing, tracing and treatment required to reopen safely, to provide strong support for our frontline heroes in state and local government, and to put money in the pockets of the American people.
 

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