Congressman Hank Johnson held a telephone town hall from his Washington, D.C. office on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
The people of America are today observing a very disturbing state of affairs for our nation.
I want to wish everyone a safe and Happy Fourth of July!
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, asked a crucial question of Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz on whether his office would look into any criminal referrals from the pending lawsuit against Donald Trump brought by the New York Attorney General.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) issued the following statement to recognize Juneteenth:
“Today, we celebrate the African-American community and commemorate Juneteenth.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, June 13 Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) congratulated four recent Redan High School graduates from the winning team for this year’s 2018 National SIFMA Capitol Hill Challenge’s Stock Market Game at his Washington, D.C. office.
The Lawsuits Allege Congressional Districts Violate the Voting Rights Act
THIS WEEK IN WASHINGTON: This week, I will be voting on a series of bills related to the opioid crisis. According to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, “overdose deaths, particularly from prescription drugs and heroin, have reached epidemic levels.” Nearly half of all opioid overdose deaths in 2016 involved prescription opioids.
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...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.
The bill is scheduled for mark up on Wednesday and expected to pass the House of Representatives fairly easily.
About a dozen people attended the first of two town hall meetings in metro Atlanta on Saturday organized by the growing student-led March For Our Lives movement birthed after the Parkland school shooting in February.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., called on Congress to pass legislation to address salary discrepancies between genders and races as he observed Equal Pay Day on Tuesday.
...Fourth District U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson reflected on what King would see looking at America now – 50 years since his death and 150 years since the Emancipation Proclamation.
High school students interested in art may now enter this year’s Congressional Art Competition.
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the contest is open to students who reside or attend a school in the 4th Congressional District—parts of DeKalb, Gwinnett and Newton counties and all of Rockdale County.
A group of congressional Democrats is urging Chief Justice John Roberts to make immediately available an audio recording of next month’s arguments in the case challenging President Trump’s travel ban.
The justices will hear arguments in the case April 25, and the five House Democrats believe the Supreme Court should make audio available on its website upon their conclusion.