STONE MOUNTAIN, GA – On the 50th anniversary of the murder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) joined DeKalb County CEO Mike Thurmond and local leaders in a tribute to the slain Civil Rights giant:
Below are Rep. Johnson’s remarks:
Congressman Johnson speaks at the Let Freedom Ring! 50th Anniversary Commemoration of Dr. King’s Death at Stone Mountain, Ga., Wednesday, April 4, 2018. For video of his remarks, visit Facebook.
Cutline: The 2017 Art Competition Grand Prize Winner was Michelle Carmona, a senior from Brookwood High School. Carmona was awarded a $24,000 scholarship to the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD) for her “Nature” photograph.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On March 22 Rep.
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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep.
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!
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.
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“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.”
The DeKalb County Public Library System and Conyers-Rockdale Library System will receive grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities totaling $61,922, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced.
The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to roll back rules on net neutrality Thursday drew mixed reactions from two of Gwinnett’s three congressmen.
But Democrats also came after Rosenstein at times, as the Deputy Attorney General was repeatedly pressed to tell whether he had been called on the telephone by the President, and told to investigate certain people or issues – Rosenstein fended off those questions as well.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered more than 50 books on Nov. 27 to three elementary schools in his district. Johnson delivered the books to schools in both DeKalb and Gwinnett counties: Anderson-Livsey Elementary School in Gwinnett; and Fairington Elementary School and Flat Rock Elementary School, both in DeKalb.
• The DOJ official also said he's not afraid of Trump firing him.
Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) pressed Rosenstein on whether Trump had asked him to investigate specific individuals, to which Rosenstein replied that he had seen no "improper" orders from the White House.
“Are you afraid of president Trump firing you?” the congressman asked.
Johnson delivers books to Anderson-Livsey Elementary School
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., recently got to play Santa Claus to three local school libraries, including one in Gwinnett County.
CONYERS – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, announced today that the Conyers Police Department is receiving more than $440,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services or COPS.
A bill to overhaul the federal agricultural guestworker program cleared its first hurdle Wednesday and is headed to the full U.S. House.
The Republican-majority House Judiciary Committee passed the bill 17-16 after two days of debate and over the objections of many Democrats. It’s likely to clear the House, though its future in the Senate is unclear.
Barrington Irving, the youngest person and the first African American pilot to circumnavigate the globe on his own, is collaborating with Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Georgia) for Irving’s “Mitsubishi Dream & Soar Presented by Barrington Irving.” The event will take place on October 17 in Johnson’s home state of Georgia.