Congressman Questions Leaders of Facebook, Apple, Amazon & Google On Anti-Competitive Behavior, Market Dominance – CEOs Agree to be More Transparent,
Congressman: AG Barr, Your Opening Statement Sounded Like It Was Written by Alex Jones or Roger Stone
DECATUR, GA—Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) today announced that Recovery Consultants of Atlanta (RCA), is receiving nearly $4 million in grant funding from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide veterans and other members of the community with behavioral health, coronavirus testing and other health services.
Last Friday, we lost the “Conscience of the Congress” – Congressman John Robert Lewis. He was a towering figure in the history of our nation, but he was also a humble human being and my friend and colleague.
DECATUR, GA – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA) issued the following statement on the death of friend, colleague and civil rights giant Rep. John Lewis:
Congressman files legislation that allows death row inmates the ability to introduce new evidence
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), along with other Congressional leaders, today re-introduced the Effective Death Penalty Appeals Act, which would ensure that death row inmates have the opportunity to present newly discovered evidence of innocence.
The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law – in partnership with the Arab American Institute, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC), and NALEO Educational Fund – have launched hotlines in more than 10 languages to serve as a crucial resource for individuals who have questions or concerns regarding the 2020 Census.
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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.
Democrats on Wednesday accused the president of undermining the fight against the opioid epidemic through his efforts to scrap the Affordable Care Act.
“The bottom line is that Trump is trying to talk out of both sides of his mouth on opioid abuse,” said U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said in a prepared statement.