For Immediate Release
June 1, 2020
Contact: Joshua Smith, 678-699-4617
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced today that his 2020 Congressional App Challenge (CAC), an app competition for students in middle and high school, is officially open.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) delivered the following 1-minute House floor speech to bring awareness to the racial disparities of COVID-19 and police violence against unarmed African Americans in light of the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, MN this week.
To watch, click HERE.
Normally this time of year, I would be writing a speech for a program at the Walk of Heroes Veterans Memorial Park in Rockdale County and preparing words of encouragement for the DeKalb County Veterans Affairs Advisory Annual Memorial Day ceremony.
But this year is obviously different.
Today, I returned to Washington to vote in support of The Heroes Act, crucial legislation to address the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. Our communities, workers and families urgently need more relief to weather the pandemic.
Many of our frontline heroes are at risk of losing their jobs, even as they risk their lives to care for us.
Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) voted to pass H.R. 6800, The Heroes Act.
In these trying times it is often difficult to find a bright spot, but Asian & Pacific Islander American (AAPI) Heritage Month give us the chance to do just that.
DECATUR, GA — Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced that Rockdale and Gwinnett Counties will receive more than $830,000 from FEMA to aid non-profits who are helping those who are hungry and often homeless during the pandemic crisis.
Congressman: Bold Legislation to Address the Coronavirus Health and Economic Crisis; Means More than $1B for Fourth District
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced his support of The Heroes Act, bold legislation to address the coronavirus health and economic crisis.
Before I launch into discussing resources that are available to you and your family during the pandemic, I want to wish all our mothers a Happy Mother’s Day this Sunday. Mothers are the glue and bonds that hold our families together, and this is particularly true today.
DECATUR, GA -- What happened to Ahmaud that Sunday afternoon in southwest Georgia is nothing short of a 21st century lynching. And just like in the old days, law enforcement officials and prosecutors have looked the other way and allowed the vigilantes to escape justice. The Brunswick vigilantes should be arrested and charged with murder.
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The chairman of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet in the House of Representatives, along with a Republican congresswoman from Alabama, proposed a bipartisan bill to amend the patent dance in the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act (BPCIA).
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) traveled with Speaker Nancy Pelosi on a Congressional delegation to Ghana to hold high-level discussions with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, Speaker Mike Oquaye and other senior government officials. The delegation also visited U.S. Army Africa headquarters in Italy. Speaker Pelosi delivered an address to the Ghanaian Parliament.
Rep. Hank Johnson and Alabama Congresswoman Martha Roby introduced the act.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – If one state representative gets his way, Americans will see lower prescription drug costs by streamlining and making it more cost-effective for generic drug makers to get their products to consumers.
“I’d like to see independent air quality testing in the area around Covington that the EPD study says is impacted,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, a Democrat who represents Georgia’s 4th District, which includes Covington and the BD Bard Plant. “The fact that state and federal agencies have known the dangers of ethylene oxide and have not informed residents is unacceptable.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Seeking to make highways around the nation safer for drivers, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), along with his colleague, Rep. Jesús G. “Chuy” García of Illinois, introduced the “Safe Roads Act of 2019” (H.R. 3773), which would direct the Department of Transportation to require all new commercial motor vehicles to be equipped with an automatic emergency braking system.
Like Neguse, Rep. Hank Johnson of Georgia sounded particularly concerned about Facebook's market power.
"Each one of you occupy a unique and dominant position," he said, "but Facebook stands alone in terms of social media."
WASHINGTON — Gainesville U.S. Rep. Doug Collins squared off against Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday, using a parliamentary tactic to punish the House’s top leader for comments she made about President Donald Trump on the floor.
CONYERS — Congressman Hank Johnson is inviting both middle and high school students who live or attend a school in the Fourth Congressional District to demonstrate their technology skills by developing a mobile application or game.
Across the aisle, Georgia Democratic Rep. Hank Johnson said he was concerned by reports that the president scuttled a military operation after learning the toll of civilian casualties.
“I don’t think it will throw us off track, but it will certainly give Republicans ammunition to try to divert attention away from the specifics of the Mueller investigation,” said Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee.