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Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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October 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of disturbing reports of the neglect of nursing home residents in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, 46 members of Congress called on Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator Seema Verma to maintain current protections for elder Americans against abuse in nursing homes. 
 

October 4, 2017 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

This week, I joined the nation to mourn the tragic loss of 59 concert goers in Las Vegas. They were simply enjoying some live music when a barrage of firepower that can only be compared with a military battlefield rained down on them from a hotel window above.

September 27, 2017 EN ESPAÑOL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Esta semana, el congresista Hank Johnson (GA-04) se unió a sus colegas demócratas de la Cámara de Representantes al firmar una petición exigiendo la consideración de la legislación bipartidista DREAM Act a un voto. Esta legislación brindará una solución permanente para permitir que los jóvenes indocumentados traídos aquí en la infancia permanezcan legalmente en el país.

September 21, 2017 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

This week I hosted a small business Think Tank at Georgia Piedmont Technical College in Clarkston, where more than 100 small business owners connected with federal resources, and we held informative panels on access to capital and government contracting.

 

September 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the Equifax data breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information, Representatives Don Beyer (D-VA), Henry C. “Hank” Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), David N. Cicilline (D-RI), and John Conyers, Jr.

September 20, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.– Today, Rep. Johnson highlighted a new state-by-state report showing Republicans’ latest Trumpcare legislation, which the Senate GOP hopes to rush to a vote next week, would be disastrous for Georgian’s health care in 2027 alone.

September 14, 2017 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

Thousands of our fellow Georgians and millions in Floridians remain without power due to Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irma, but crews are working around the clock to remedy this difficult situation.

In fact, my household and the homes of several members of my district staff did not have power restored until Wednesday evening.  

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In The News

June 5, 2017 In The News

In his opening remarks, U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson spoke about the SGI and its ongoing efforts under the leadership of Daisaku Ikeda to abolish nuclear weapons.

Rep. Johnson said that nuclear disarmament through multi-lateral dialogue is a fight worth fighting for the sake of all living beings.

June 5, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat, said in a statement that pulling back the coverage would result in unintended pregnancies. He called it “mindless” when combined with the administration’s proposal to cut back on a federal nutrition program for infants and children.

June 2, 2017 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at his “Extending the Legacy” program on Friday, June 2, 1 p.m., at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.

May 23, 2017 In The News

There were only 13 Congressional Black Caucus members out of 46 voting in the House, who voted to maintain the powers of the Librarian of Congress.

May 23, 2017 In The News

“We are rapidly approaching an impeachment process,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.). 

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Michelle Carmona was named the grand prize winner of Rep. Hank Johnson’s, D-Ga., Fourth Congressional District Art Competition during a ceremony at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia on Saturday. Her photograph, “Nature,” received a $24,000 scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Nearly 100 Republicans and Democrats have come together in support of an important bill — Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-Ga.) Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training (BEST) Practices Act (H.R. 1243).

May 23, 2017 In The News

"This bill is the culmination of every hyperbolic and despicable thing that [White House Chief Strategist] Steve Bannon and President Trump have said about immigrants," said Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga.

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May 15, 2017 In The News

Over the past couple of weeks, ten Somali nationals have been detained by ICE throughout Metro Atlanta and are now facing deportation. Some were picked up at their jobs, in their homes, and in some cases, it is alleged that ICE used false pretenses to detain them.

May 15, 2017 In The News

Johnson, on the other hand, said in a statement that the firing of Comey constituted an “assault on our republic” by Trump, who Democrats have accused of benefiting from alleged Russian interference in the election.

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