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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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May 14, 2018 E-newsletters

I want to wish all mothers out there a very Happy Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement after President Donald Trump announced he will restore U.S. economic sanctions on Tehran, a move that effectively pulls the U.S.

May 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— April 29 to May 5 marks National Small Business Week, when the country pays tribute to small businesses and entrepreneurs that fuel American prosperity. To mark the occasion, Rep. Johnson joined fellow Democrats in Congress to advocate for reforms that will help the nation’s 30 million small businesses. 

April 24, 2018 Press Release

On April 21 at his Congressional Arts reception, Rep. Johnson (GA-04) announced the winners of his 2018 Congressional Arts Competition at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.

Students were awarded four college scholarships worth more than $70,000.

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April 19, 2018 Editorial

Recent revelations that Facebook allowed the data of 87 million of its American users to be highjacked and misused for partisan political purposes by online predators highlights the need for Congress to take swift action to address the need for digital privacy.

April 17, 2018 Press Release

DECATUR, GA – Today, as Georgians file their 2017 taxes, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) blasted the GOP tax scam’s massive giveaways to corporations and the wealthiest 1 percent delivered at the expense of Medicare, Medicaid, Socials Security and working families.

April 13, 2018 Press Release
New Report Shows GOP Amendment Would Force Dire Cuts to Pillars of Seniors’ Retirement Security
 
DECATUR, GA -- Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted no on a Republican Balanced Budget constitutional amendment designed to force deep cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.   
 
April 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) released the following statement recognizing Equal Pay Day, which marks how far into the year a woman must work, on average, to earn as much as a man earned the previous year.

April 6, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) today joined Reps. Don Beyer (D-VA), David Cicilline (D-RI), and 64 House Democrats calling for the immediate dismissal of EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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December 19, 2017 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, issued a statement following reports that the Trump Administration is prohibiting top health officials, including those at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), from using a list of seven words or phrases when preparing 2018 budget documents.

December 18, 2017 In The News

“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.”

December 15, 2017 In The News

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.

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December 15, 2017 In The News

The Federal Communications Commission’s vote to roll back rules on net neutrality Thursday drew mixed reactions from two of Gwinnett’s three congressmen.

December 15, 2017 In The News

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. 

December 15, 2017 In The News

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.

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December 14, 2017 In The News

• 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.

December 13, 2017 In The News

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.

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December 5, 2017 In The News

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.

November 2, 2017 In The News

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.

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