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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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April 5, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, has re-introduced with 35 of his colleagues H.R. 1907, the “Election Infrastructure and Security Promotion Act of 2017.” This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to designate our voting systems as critical infrastructure.

March 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Continuing his efforts to make airports around the nation safer for the general public and the law enforcement officers who patrol them, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), has reintroduced the “Airport Security Act of 2017.” The Airport Security Act of 2017 makes it illegal to carry loaded guns onto airport property.

March 22, 2017 Press Release

Following today’s markup, Congressman Hank Johnson’s bipartisan Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 passed the full House Judiciary Committee by a vote of 19-2.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), has introduced H.Res. 213 to designate Oct. 17th as “National Vitiligo Awareness Day.” 

This bipartisan bill honors the courageous children and adults who while living with this condition, often overcome many different forms of harassment and their own personal issues to fight on and contribute to our society.

March 21, 2017 E-newsletters

Dear Friends, The month of March was busy to say the least. We accomplished great work both in D.C. and through a series of events at home in the district. In D.C., among introducing bills and speaking out against “TrumpCare,” I served as a ranking member in my first T&I subcommittee hearing on the issue of the country’s national preparedness system.

March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Congressman Hank Johnson (D-GA) joined Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI), John Ratcliffe (R-TX), Pete Aguilar (D-CA), Ted W.

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March 17, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) has reintroduced the bipartisan Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act of 2017 (“SMLEA”), which will restrict the transfers of certain surplus military-grade weaponry to state and local law enforcement agencies.

March 14, 2017 Press Release

DECATUR, G.A.– Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) slammed Republicans ‘Pay More For Less’ repeal bill, also known as Trumpcare, after the Congressional Budget Office, whose Republican Director was appointed by Speaker Paul Ryan, released a report detailing the devastating consequences of the Republican healthcare reform plan.

March 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) has introduced the "Reaffirming DHS' Commitment to Countering All Forms of Violent Extremism Act.”

This bill is in response to the increasing number of violent hate crimes, bomb threats, and public vitriol being directed at minorities across the country.

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In The News

January 9, 2013 In The News
Reports of serious errors occurring Election Day in electronic-voting machines in Fulton County demonstrate the urgency of passing legislation to verify the accuracy of our voting systems.
January 9, 2013 In The News
Congressman Johnson held his second foreclosure prevention event of the year Dec. 8 at Salem Bible Church in Lithonia.
October 29, 2012 In The News
"I applaud the Defense Department for expanding their investigation to include the online dirty tricks campaign," Johnson said."Journalists should never be met with intimidation. When that occurs, all our liberties are threatened."
October 1, 2012 In The News
As Congressman Hank Johnson led supporters through a chorus of Peter, Paul and Mary’s Civil Rights classic, “If I Had a Hammer,” and Congressman John Lewis recalled voter suppression in the 1960s, the message was clear: Get out and vote.
September 11, 2012 In The News
Doctors and nurses at Decatur Pediatric Group are sending families home with more than well checkups. Parents and their children are going home from the doctor’s office with free books and a very important prescription – “Read aloud to your children.”
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August 23, 2012 In The News
Hank, who is on the Armed Services Committee, asked Defense Secretary Leon Panetta to expand the Pentagon investigations into contractors' online smear campaign against two USA TODAY journalists.

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