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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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July 20, 2017 Press Release

CONYERS—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) continued his small-business initiative with another informational roundtable on July 19 with local Rockdale County small-business owners at the (e)station in Olde Town Conyers. 

July 18, 2017 Press Release

CONYERS — Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) today announced that Rockdale County is receiving a more than $200,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to help tackle drug abuse in the community.

 

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July 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) grilled the acting director of the General Services Administration (GSA), which is the civilian landlord of the federal government, over President Trump’s lease with the GSA for the Trump International Hotel in the Old Post Office building on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C. 

July 12, 2017 Speech

STATEMENT OF
THE HONORABLE HANK JOHNSON
RANKING MEMBER, SUBCOMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, PUBLIC BUILDINGS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
HOUSE TRANSPORTATION AND INFRASTRUCTURE COMMITTEE

“IMPLEMENTING THE FEDERAL ASSETS SALE AND TRANSFER ACT (FASTA): MAXIMIZING TAXPAYER RETURNS AND REDUCING WASTE IN REAL ESTATE”

JULY 12, 2017

July 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Today, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee applauded the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for finalizing a rule to prohibit the use of pre-dispute, binding (“forced”) arbitration in contracts for consumer financial products such as checking or savings accounts,

July 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Hank Johnson (D-GA) joined U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline (D-RI), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, this week to call on U.S.

July 6, 2017 Press Release

DECATUR—Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), is pleased to announce that two students from Georgia’s Fourth Congressional District have been selected to participate in the 2017-2018 Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange (CBYX) Program.

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June 30, 2017 Press Release

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) re-introduced, along with over a dozen of his colleagues, the “Election Integrity Act of 2017.”  This requires a mandatory response by the Attorney General for allegations of voter suppression and intimidation, and will limit the purchase of any new voting systems that do not provide durable voter-verified paper ballots.

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In The News

June 2, 2017 In The News

Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War at his “Extending the Legacy” program on Friday, June 2, 1 p.m., at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia.

May 23, 2017 In The News

There were only 13 Congressional Black Caucus members out of 46 voting in the House, who voted to maintain the powers of the Librarian of Congress.

May 23, 2017 In The News

“We are rapidly approaching an impeachment process,” Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.). 

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Michelle Carmona was named the grand prize winner of Rep. Hank Johnson’s, D-Ga., Fourth Congressional District Art Competition during a ceremony at the Lou Walker Senior Center in Lithonia on Saturday. Her photograph, “Nature,” received a $24,000 scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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May 23, 2017 In The News

Nearly 100 Republicans and Democrats have come together in support of an important bill — Rep. Hank Johnson’s (D-Ga.) Battlefield Excellence through Superior Training (BEST) Practices Act (H.R. 1243).

May 23, 2017 In The News

"This bill is the culmination of every hyperbolic and despicable thing that [White House Chief Strategist] Steve Bannon and President Trump have said about immigrants," said Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga.

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May 15, 2017 In The News

Over the past couple of weeks, ten Somali nationals have been detained by ICE throughout Metro Atlanta and are now facing deportation. Some were picked up at their jobs, in their homes, and in some cases, it is alleged that ICE used false pretenses to detain them.

May 15, 2017 In The News

Johnson, on the other hand, said in a statement that the firing of Comey constituted an “assault on our republic” by Trump, who Democrats have accused of benefiting from alleged Russian interference in the election.

May 15, 2017 In The News

Radio interview with Atlanta NPR affiliate, 90.1. Interview begins at the 16:37 mark. Listen here

May 11, 2017 In The News

Congressman Johnson shares his views on the recent firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, during a May 10 interview with 11 Alive News.

 
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