“The troubling report by the International Advisory Group of Experts (GAIPE), indicates a pattern and suggests that the botched investigation into Berta Caceres’s murder is not an isolated incident,” said Congressman Hank Johnson, who re-introduced the “Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act” in March of this year. The “Berta Caceres Human Rights in Honduras Act” would suspend U.S.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) today released the following statement in response to the decision by President Trump to end critical cost-sharing payments under the Affordable care Act -- $7 billion in annual subsidies to health insurers that allows more than 7 million low-income Americans to afford healthcare coverage:
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.
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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.
“We are rapidly approaching an impeachment process,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.).
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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.
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).
"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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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.
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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Congressman Johnson shares his views on the recent firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, during a May 10 interview with 11 Alive News.
People have come to depend on Medicare to plan their futures, said Kathleen Connors, head of Georgia Refugee Health and Mental Health at the Well Refugee Center in Clarkston. Connors spoke at the event organized by the office of U.S. Congressman Hank Johnson, a Democrat.