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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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.
Georgia U.S. Rep Hank Johnson, a Democrat, separately said the server wipe "appears to be a willful and premeditated destruction of evidence" by election officials, adding, "Georgia voters should be as outraged as I am."
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson said the “apparent deliberate destruction of evidence” raised questions about the validity of the results in the 6th Congressional District contest in April, a high-profile election for an open U.S. House seat that wound up being the costliest in the nation’s history.
Representative Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) wrote the act and was the first member of Congress to introduce a bill on the issue.
“We need to make sure that we are adequately resourced to be able to respond to these events. I don’t think the federal government is doing an adequate job of that,” said U.S. Rep. Henry Johnson, Jr. (D-GA), who attended the session that was organized by Wilson.
Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson Jr. said he traveled down from Georgia because the issues revealed at Hollywood Hills need to be addressed on a national level now that global warming has increased the likely and intensity of disasters. “We have reached the point in the annals of human history that this has become the new normal,” he said.
Like any young girl growing up in Rockdale County, Cinthya Moran, 17, always had a sense of comfort and security living in the friendly confines of metro Atlanta.
The recent Equifax data breach jeopardized the economic security of nearly half of all Americans because of the credit rating company’s failure to safeguard our most sensitive information, which could now be in the hands of criminals.
"Due to artificial encumbrances, the nation was deprived of its first female president," said Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., pointing out that Harris is one of several women who might run for the White House. "Perhaps that can be addressed in the 2020 election."
One of those Democrats is U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson of Lithonia. One of Georgia’s most liberal members of Congress, he said in an interview Wednesday that he would only be willing to consider beefed up border security in exchange for protections for Dreamers.