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2018 Constituent Service Democracy Award Finalist

Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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Speeches

September 14, 2011 Speech

M. Speaker, I rise today in strong support of this bill which will keep people working building our infrastructure. 

Failure to pass this bill would put politics first and mean unnecessary economic pain for millions of Americans. 

I commend the majority for putting America first by bringing this bill up quickly and without any policy riders.  

September 14, 2011 Speech

M. Speaker, I rise today to talk about jobs. 

I am not alone – everyone here TALKS about jobs.

One side offers solutions to create jobs and the other side stands in the way, blaming the President.  

It’s been more than 250 days since the Republicans took control of the House, and they have failed to pass a single bill to address the jobs crisis.

September 11, 2011 Speech

Good morning – it’s good to be with all of you here in Stone Mountain for such an important commemoration. Thank you to Mayor Wheeler, members of the city council, elected officials and the organizers Jack Sartain, Dr. George Coletti and Bugles Across America.

July 26, 2011 Speech


According to the latest figures available, an estimated 43.5 million Americans are living in poverty. 

Ladies and gentlemen, that’s more than the entire population of California!

May 31, 2011 Speech

Monday, May 30, 2011

Good morning, it’s great to be here this morning to honor our Veterans – especially our Vietnam Veterans, who for too long were not treated with the dignity and respect they deserved.

March 8, 2011 Speech

Amendment No. 10,  Rep. Johnson, House Judiciary Committee, Thursday, March 3, 2011

Amends Section 303 to provide it does not apply in the case of a taxpayer who is an individual, except to the extent that such amount is paid or incurred in carrying on a trade or business. 

March 8, 2011 Speech

Rep. Hank Johnson amends Section 311 to provide the bill shall not take effect unless the Attorney General submits a report to Congress setting forth the effect of the bill on women’s access to abortion and health benefits coverage that includes coverage of abortion.

March 3, 2011

February 17, 2011 Speech

The Honorable Henry C. “Hank” Johnson
 For the Hearing on the Role of Public Employee Pensions in
Contributing to State Insolvency and the Possibility of a
State Bankruptcy Chapter

Monday, February 14, 2011 | 2141 of the Rayburn House Office Building 

January 25, 2011 Speech

WASHINGTON – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) issued the following statement following President Obama’s State of the Union Address on Jan. 25, 2011.

January 14, 2011 Speech

Madame Speaker, I rise to support H.Res. 32.

I am deeply shocked and saddened by this horrific tragedy.

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