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.
Congressman pushes ‘Put America Back to Work’ legislation:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Focused on creating jobs and revitalizing distressed communities, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) today cosponsored the Put America to Work Act of 2009.
To kick off Black History Month, Congressman congratulates U.S. Navy for naming a supply ship after civil rights leader:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-GA) H. Res. 1022, a resolution honoring the life and achievements of civil rights hero Medgar W. Evers (1925-1963), passed the House today 426 to 0.
Congressman: ‘Corporations are not citizens’ when it comes to elections:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson, Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts and Competition Policy, voiced serious concerns Wednesday regarding the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission.
LITHONIA, GA – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) commended the progress achieved in the first year of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The law was an important part of this Congress’ pledge to fight for middle-class families and rebuild our economy in a way that gives every American the chance to succeed. Today marks one year since President Obama signed the bill into law.
19 colleagues join Congressman in call for humanitarian policy:
WASHINGTON – On Friday morning, Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) urged Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to allow Haitian immigration applicants with family members who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents to enter the United States while processing of their immigration applications is completed.