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.
Congressman Requests Stewart Answer Key Questions on How It Is Screening, Treating Detainees to Mitigate COVID-19 Spread, Suffering
Thank you for all that you do as leaders of the Georgia Legislative Black Caucus – you are on the frontlines of helping us through this pandemic – and I’m honored to join this evening for this important call.
In The News
WASHINGTON — As former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams prepares for her upcoming role as Democrats’ State of the Union first responder, at least two Georgia Democrats are planning to make statements of their own: ski
Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) managed two bills that passed the House of Representatives by voice vote on Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Lithonia, said he was “very happy” the shutdown was coming to an end.
The delays are not lost on two members of Georgia’s congressional delegation who serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.
Johnson named chair of House intellectual property subcommittee
U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., announced this past week that he will hold a leadership role in Congress over the next two years through a subcommittee chairmanship.
Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Hank Johnson (GA-04)
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04), a senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, today condemned the shooting death of Ghanaian journalist Ahmed Hussein-Suale, who was killed late Wednesday in Ghana’s capital Accra.
CONYERS — Youth from across Rockdale County displayed their talents in honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday afternoon at the Rockdale Career Academy (RCA).
Rep. Hank Johnson, D-Ga., has received hundreds of angry phone calls at his district and D.C.
WASHINGTON —Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson isn’t apologizing for a recent speech that drew parallels between President Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, and he says the chorus of critics who have assailed him for the comparison are missing the underlying point of his remarks.
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen testified before the House Judiciary Committee, and while Nielsen continued to deny the existence of the family separation policy that Trump ended under tremendous public pressure, she did generously allow that “illegal immigrants are humans.”