Press Releases

January 30, 2021 Press Release
H.R. 1, the For the People Act, Will Clean Up Corruption in Washington, Protect and Expand the Right to Vote and Restore Ethics and Integrity to Government

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson has joined House Democrats in introducing H.R. 1, the Four the People Act, a sweeping anti-corruption package to clean up Washington, protect and expand voting rights, restore integrity to government and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests.

January 27, 2021 Press Release
Guests Included Local Health Director, National Urban League, Emory Physician and Georgia Budget expert
covid town hall
 
January 22, 2021 Press Release
Citing Brooks’ Inflammatory Calls for Violent Action at Trump’s Incendiary Rally Leading Up to Capitol Riot, Rep. Johnson’s Resolution Removes Brooks from Office

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On January 14, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) introduced a resolution calling for Congress to expel Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks from the House of Representatives for his part in inciting the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.

January 15, 2021 Press Release
Rep. Johnson takes on third committee assignment in addition to Judiciary and Transportation & Infrastructure.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last night, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) was named as a member to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, the main investigative committee in the U.S. House of Representatives.

This Committee is tasked with oversight of the executive branch and will have a central role in picking up the pieces from the Trump administration.  

January 4, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Johnson’s Resolution Censures and Condemns Trump for Blatantly Attempting to Overturn the Results of the November 2020 Presidential Election in Georgia.

December 28, 2020 Press Release
Stand-alone bill to increase economic impact payments to $2,000; Rep. Johnson Also Votes to Override Trump NDAA Veto

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) returned to Washington this week to vote on a stand-alone bill to increase economic impact payments to $2,000 for Americans struggling during the pandemic.

The bill passed the House 275-134 and now goes to the Senate.

December 22, 2020 Press Release
Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act would prevent utility services from forcing people who have filed for bankruptcy to pay additional fees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act became law today when it passed both Houses of Congress and was expected to be signed by the president as part of the 2021 Omnibus spending package.

December 22, 2020 Press Release
Legislation That Combats Fraudulent Trademark Filings, Protects Consumers Passes in Omnibus

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) Trademark Modernization (TM) Act of 2020 (H.R. 6196/S. 3449), bipartisan, bicameral legislation to give the U.S.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), chairman of the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, today announced The Open Courts Act of 2020, H.R.

December 8, 2020 Press Release
Expert: As COVID epidemic accelerates, neglected infections will also grow worse.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) today announced he is re-introducing his bill to address the growing problem of parasitic diseases in America — found mostly in poor, minority populations along the U.S.-Mexico border, the rural South, Appalachia and distressed urban areas.

The bill passed the House of Representatives in 2010 but stalled in the Senate.

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