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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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March 23, 2018 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – On the eighth anniversary of President Obama’s signing of the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) called on Republicans to stop their sabotage and instead protect and improve Americans’ health care by working to lower Americans’ health care costs, including taking action on Democrats’ A Better Deal to Lower the Cost of Prescription Drugs proposal. 

March 5, 2018 Speech

Delivered January 20, 2018

Good afternoon, ladies and gentleman. … but mostly good afternoon ladies! Thank you so much to all of you for coming. What a wonderful crowd! 

March 2, 2018 Editorial

As we prepare to take in the Academy Awards, which turn 90 on Sunday, a recent report from UCLA shows while we’ve made some progress with diversity in Hollywood, we have long way to go.

When the Oscar nominations came out in 2015, not a single actor nominated for any lead or supporting role was a person of color.

March 2, 2018 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

Congressman Johnson speaks to students at Flat Shoals Elementary School in Conyers on March 1, 2018, before giving them books to add to their library as part of the Library of Congress Surplus Book Program.

 

February 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today he earned a 97 percent from The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) on their 2017 National Environmental Scorecard, which tallies the performance of every member of Congress every year on key environmental votes.

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February 27, 2018 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

 

By now many of us have had the opportunity to digest the tragic school shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Valentine’s Day.

No matter where you stand on the gun violence reform debate, we can all agree that something must be done to prevent not just mass shootings at schools but daily gun violence in communities across the country.

February 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that he hired Jacqui Kappler as his new Legislative Director.

Kappler replaces Arya Hariharan, who recently accepted a position as Democratic Counsel at House Judiciary Committee.

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In The News

March 7, 2018 In The News

CONYERS — Students at Flat Shoals Elementary School in Conyers got to meet their congressman on Thursday.

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February 26, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Congressional Management Foundation (CMF) announced Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) is a finalist for the first-ever Democracy Awards, CMF’s new award recognizing non-legislative achievement and performance in congressional offices.

February 20, 2018 In The News

WASHINGTON — Darlene Love sang “Today I Met The Boy I Am Going to Marry” and “River Deep-Mountain High” in a House hearing room decorated in red hues for Valentine’s Day, as she and 

February 20, 2018 In The News

The United Nation’s “International Decade for People of African Descent” is already three years old, and U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson is still seeking to have Congressional designation for the decade being observed from Jan. 1, 2015, to Dec. 31, 2024.

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February 12, 2018 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) celebrated the winners of his third-annual Congressional App Challenge at a Feb. 3 reception for the students, teachers, parents and judges who participated in this year’s competition.

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February 2, 2018 In The News

COVINGTON, Ga. – U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson visited Newton County Thursday afternoon to bring books to Flint Hill Elementary School. The congressman presented surplus books from the Library of Congress to the school’s media center along with an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol.

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February 2, 2018 In The News
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) was honored on Feb. 1 by Environment Georgia for his 100 percent clean-energy voting record in 2017.

Johnson received the “Environmental Champion” award after he toured clean-energy battery maker sonnen off LaVista Road in Tucker.

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January 16, 2018 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has been elected by his peers to lead the Judiciary Subcommittee – Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet.

The subcommittee has jurisdiction over administration of U.S. Courts, federal rules of evidence, civil and appellate procedure, judicial ethics, patent, copyright and trademark law, information technology and the Internet.

December 19, 2017 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued a statement following reports that the Trump Administration is prohibiting top health officials, including those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from using a list of seven words or phrases when preparing 2018 budget documents.

December 18, 2017 In The News

“From the very beginning this administration has dealt in fake news and alternative facts, so it is no surprise that it would impose language restrictions on agency employees,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga. “Censorship and the propaganda that results is dangerous. It smacks of what totalitarian regimes do to obfuscate the truth.”

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