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May 4, 2021 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, on the 60th anniversary of the first Freedom Rides, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, reminded his colleagues that he has a resolution calling on Congress to award the Freedom Riders the Congressional Gold Medal. 

May 3, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA — Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of his 2021 Congressional Arts Competition and awarded four college scholarships worth a total of $35,000 on April 24 in a virtual ceremony.

In this year’s competition, there were more than 36 entries from nine high schools in DeKalb, Rockdale, Newton and Gwinnett counties.

April 28, 2021 Press Release

Rep. Johnson Invites 2 Fourth District Residents Who Benefitted From The American Rescue Plan as Virtual Guests to President Biden’s Joint Address to Congress 100 Days into Administration

April 27, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA—Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson announced today that many Georgians who receive Veterans’ benefits could expect Economic Impact Payments of up to $1,400 hit their bank accounts beginning this week.

Many Georgians have already received Economic Impact Payments as part of the American Rescue Plan that Rep. Johnson helped pass into law.

April 23, 2021 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,


I hope you are well and your family and loved ones are safe and healthy, too. Last week was by no means a typical week in Washington, but I wanted to share a quick review so you know what I’m working on and what I do week in and week out as your representative.


April 22, 2021 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted for H.R. 51, legislation to grant statehood to Washington, D.C.  The Washington, D.C. Admission Act would admit D.C.
April 21, 2021 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – On Saturday, April 17, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) hosted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) for an Instagram Live event to discuss the American Rescue Plan, The American Jobs Plan, vaccines and the Jan. 6 riot and its aftermath.

To watch the episode, click HERE.


In The News

June 23, 2020 In The News

America is awakened to the reality that far too many Black lives do not matter.

View the video here.

June 23, 2020 In The News

Stone Mountain, GA — More than 100 people took part in the city of Stone Mountain’s March for Social Justice June 20.

June 21, 2020 In The News

Rep. Hank Johnson, who represents Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District, is being honored as a recipient of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Abraham Lincoln Leadership for America award.

June 20, 2020 In The News

As part of the Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Policing Practices and Law Enforcement Accountability on June 10, Rep. Johnson, a senior member of the Committee, highlighted the Justice in Policing Act of 2020, the first-ever bold, comprehensive approach to hold police accountable, change the culture of law enforcement and build trust between law enforcement and our communities.

June 11, 2020 In The News

As President Donald Trump pushes for more military equipment to be rolled out to confront protesters, we need to do everything in our power to stop this before it changes the character of our country forever.

June 9, 2020 In The News

Some of the initiatives found in congressional Democrats’ new policing bill are proposals U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson authored years ago.

The recent willingness by Democrats, potentially some Republicans and members of the public to embrace sweeping changes in how law enforcement officers do their jobs came, in part, because of the graphic video of George Floyd’s final moments.

June 3, 2020 In The News

"Things have gotten worse since Rodney King and it’s clear that the William P. Barr ‘let’s ignore reality and get tough on protesters’ approach is the wrong way to go. It was wrong then and it’s wrong now,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) told Power Up. “He is an individual who has shown such blatant disregard for the law and the Constitution.

June 3, 2020 In The News

Lawmakers eye NDAA to limit military gear transfers to police

May 18, 2020 In The News

Representative Johnson, thank you for agreeing to answer questions for our new Heroes on the Hill series of Q&A’s. Given your position as the Chair of the IP Subcommittee, we wanted to get your thoughts on matters of copyright policy. First, can you tell us how you became interested in copyrights? 


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