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July 9, 2020 Press Release

Congressman files legislation that allows death row inmates the ability to introduce new evidence 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), along with other Congressional leaders, today re-introduced the Effective Death Penalty Appeals Act, which would ensure that death row inmates have the opportunity to present newly discovered evidence of innocence. 

June 30, 2020 Press Release
Congressman preserves Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program in Federal Contracts

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a member of the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee, voted in favor of H.R.

June 29, 2020 Press Release
House Democrats Strengthen ACA, While Trump Asks Supreme Court to Tear Law Down

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep.

June 26, 2020 Press Release
Congressman, Who Grew Up in D.C., Backing Statehood Proposal for District of Columbia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced his support of H.R. 51 – a bill admitting the State of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth, named in honor of the great American statesman and nation’s foremost abolitionist Frederick Douglass, into the Union as the 51st state and give it voting representation in the Congress and full local self-government. 

June 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mr./Madame Speaker, I rise in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act because BLACK. LIVES. MATTER.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release
Congressman Holds Virtual Awards Ceremony for Winners from Arabia Mountain HS

DECATUR, GA – This week, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) celebrated his 2019 Congressional App Challenge winners via a virtual meeting with three graduates from Arabia Mountain High School in Lithonia.

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June 25, 2020 Press Release

Chairman Johnson of the Courts Subcommittee Explores How the Federal Courts Have Operated During the Covid-19 Pandemic: Best Practices, Opportunities for Innovation, and Lessons for the Future

June 24, 2020 Press Release

House Democrats Move to Strengthen ACA, While Trump Asks Supreme Court to Tear Law Down

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June 24, 2020 Press Release

Congressman: This is not what fair administration of justice looks like.  Investigations must be opened based on facts, not political vendettas

June 19, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After 24-hours debating and marking up legislation, the Transportation & Infrastructure Committee (T&I) passed the surface transportation reauthorization bill late Thursday night – the INVEST in America Act – Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America Act out of committee.

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