Georgia Congressman Files House Companion to Sen. Whitehouse, Blumenthal, Hirono Senate Bill; Reps. Cohen (TN) and Lieu (CA) Original Cosponsors of House Measure
Congressman works to streamline path for biosimilar drugs to make it to market, consumers with the Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Improvements to Patent Litigation Act
Congresswoman Roby of Alabama cosponsors bipartisan bill
Congressman Gets to the Bottom of Whether Trump Tried to Fire Special Counsel Mueller Through White House Counsel Don McGahn, Who Appears in Russian Probe 157 Times
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Johnson voted to increase the paychecks of American workers by passing H.R. 582, the Raise The Wage Act, to gradually increase the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 and restore the value of work in our economy by lifting struggling workers and their families out of poverty.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, July 18 at 9 a.m., Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, will hold a hearing on “Counterfeits and Cluttering: Emerging Threats to the Integrity of the Trademark System and the Impact on American Consumers and Businesses.”
Congressmen introduce bill to protect traveling public
WASHINGTON, D.C – Judiciary Committee member and Chairman of the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet subcommittee Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) issued the following statement on the passing of retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens at the age of 99:
“Under Donald Trump, ICE has become a cruel extension of the president’s war on people of color. He wields the agency like a tool of terrorism attacking minority communities whose only crime is entering the county illegally. Unfortunately, good people get swept up in these kinds of blanket raids, including citizens.
DECATUR, GA – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), is hosting his “Moving The Fourth Forward” town hall series at four locations throughout Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District from 6 – 7:30 p.m., to hear the thoughts and opinions of his constitutes on a wide range of issues.
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U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said Trump’s executive action “certainly boosts the stock of the private prison industrial complex.”
“What President Trump has done is to signal to refugees across the world that your presence is not welcomed here in America,” he said.
Trump signals executive order to end separation of families at border
COVINGTON, Ga. — At least two of the men who represent Newton County in Congress say they want to see change in a “zero-tolerance” immigration policy that’s resulted in the separation of families at the border.
Lawmakers representing Georgia on Capitol Hill had much to say following the summit held in Singapore between President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un. The two concluded the summit on Tuesday by signing a document reaffirming North Korea’s commitment to de-nuclearization and pledging “security guarantees” to North Korea by the US.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the 25 students who were nominated to attend a U.S. Service Academy: Military Academy (West Point), Naval Academy, Air Force Academy, Coast Guard Academy and Merchant Marine Academy.
Six of the 25 students who were nominated received appointments to attend a Service Academy.
U.S. Rep Hank Johnson has introduced a bill to create grants for minorities in aviation.
Unclear at the moment is whether the court’s ruling will resuscitate GOP efforts to advance a federal “religious liberty” bill in Congress.
Rep. Johnson speaks with WSB-TV reporter Justin Gray on the Pentagon sending local police weapons on war.
...Johnson grilled Diamond and Silk on whether they had made a lot of money on Facebook and suggested that the hearing was simply giving the duo a platform to make even more money by raising their profiles. Read More
...Congressman Hank Johnson of Georgia says he’s voting for the law so that songs written before 1972 will receive compensation from streaming services.
“That is why this section of the bill is supported by Dionne Warwick, Duke Fauquier of the Four Tops, Tina Turner and the estates of Miles Davis and Otis Redding.”
...“Open Season” takes its name from comments that Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) made on the House floor in 2015 about police murders of black men and women.