$12.2 million in federal stimulus money announced for state transit; $2.2 million for MARTA to help Atlanta metro system fill widening budget gap:
WASHINGTON – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) testified before a House Budget Committee hearing.
Jobs, economy, foreclosure prevention, public safety, transportation top concerns for Johnson
Presidential address at Savannah Technical College to highlight job creation in Georgia:
SAVANNAH – Congressman Hank Johnson flew aboard Air Force One this morning to Savannah, Ga., with the President, who is delivering an address to highlight the positive impact of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
Temporary Extension Act will extend key programs through April 5; Johnson urges colleagues to act:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, Congressman Johnson voted for the Temporary Extension Act, a bill to extend federal unemployment benefits and job-creation investment in highway construction. The bill passed the U.S. House of Representatives.
As Chairman of Competition Policy Subcommittee, Rep. Johnson influenced development of new policy:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) today voted in favor of the Health Insurance Industry Fair Competition Act, which repeals the health insurance industry’s antitrust exemption and restores competition and transparency in the health insurance market.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) today released the following statement in response to President Obama’s health insurance reform proposal, which was released this morning in advance of Thursday’s bipartisan meeting on health reform:
“I look forward to reviewing President Obama’s proposal as we prepare for Thursday’s summit.
Legislation goes into effect today, enacts unprecedented consumer protection:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced landmark reforms to the credit card industry will go into effect today thanks to the Credit CARD Act.
Norcross clean energy company hiring with stimulus funds:
LITHONIA, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) will tour solar cell manufacturer Suniva’s Norcross facility on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m.
Suniva, which operates a solar cell plant in Norcross, GA, is a world leader in the production of high-efficiency silicon photovoltaic (PV) cells.
LITHONIA, GA – Congressman Johnson and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced today another job training grant for the Fourth District authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (stimulus package) – this one even larger than the $1 million green jobs grant we announced last month.