Press Releases

December 3, 2020 Press Release
Johnson seeks Congressional Gold Medal for civil rights ‘heroes who risked their lives to make America better’ – 42 colleagues agree.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, introduced a resolution this week calling on Congress to award the Freedom Riders the Congressional Gold Medal.

November 24, 2020 Press Release
Congressional Members Seek Information on Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation Protections for Judicial Branch Employees in Follow Up to Feb. 2020 Hearing

WASHINGTON, D.C.

November 20, 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 $66 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.

November 17, 2020 Press Release
Johnson: These would be the first executions by a lame duck president in a century

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Karen Bass (D-CA) and CBC Secretary Hank Johnson (D-GA) sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr urging him to put an immediate stay in the upcoming scheduled federal executions of Orlando Hall (November 19), Lisa Montgomery (December 8), and Brandon Bernard (December 10).

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.”

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.

WASHINGTON, D.C.

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).

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