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Congressman Hank Johnson

Representing the 4th District of Georgia

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January 24, 2017 Press Release

Congressman scores leadership post on T&I; also appointed to Highways & Transit and Aviation subcommittees

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) announced Tuesday that his appointment on the powerful House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T&I) has resulted in a leadership role.

January 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04), ranking member of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law (RRCAL), which exercises jurisdiction over regulatory and competition policy, spoke out against Republicans’ H.R. 26, the REINS Act, as an example of “corporate welfare” that would establish sweeping restrictions on new environmental and public health protections. 

[Watch Rep. Johnson speak from the House floor HERE]

December 16, 2016 E-newsletters

I want to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa and a Happy New Year. May the gift of love, peace and happiness be yours this season.

It’s been a busy month since Thanksgiving, and I want let you know what I’ve been working on in Congress.  

November 18, 2016 Press Release

Congressman Hank Johnson held a telephone town hall from his Washington, D.C. office on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. He called 50,000 residents in the Fourth District to hear their thoughts on the results of the Nov. 8 General Election and to listen to what they would like to see him work on in the 115th Congress that begins Jan. 3, 2017. 

October 3, 2016 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

July 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An amendment to the FY 2017 Interior Appropriations bill addressing the disparate impact of coal ash disposal proposed by Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) passed by voice vote on July 12. It represented the first time this year legislation highlighted the disproportionate impact unsafe coal ash disposal poses to low-income, rural and minority communities, and the second full House of Representatives vote on the issue of coal ash in the 114th Congress.

June 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of the horrific act of hate and terror in Orlando last week, the deadliest mass shooting in American history, Rep. Hank Johnson (GA-04) today joined House Democrats’ sit-in on the House Floor to demand that Speaker Ryan and House Republicans allow a vote on bipartisan legislation to address gun violence.

April 16, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Johnson vows to fight for a budget that creates jobs, grows paychecks and invests in the future of the American people
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The law requires that Congress enact a budget resolution by today, April 15th.  However, the Republican Congress has not even brought the Republican budget proposal to the House Floor for a vote – reflecting apparently the belief of the Leadership that their already savage budget proposal is not radical enough to pass through a Republican majority. 
 
April 7, 2016 E-newsletters

Dear Friends,

March 22, 2016 Press Release

By product of producing electricity a noxious material that could be dumped in a landfill near you

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Hank Johnson (GA-04) today introduced The Coal Ash Landfill Safety Act (CALSA) – H.R. 4827 – to protect citizens from dangerous coal ash that will be disposed in municipal landfills that are not equipped to handle the toxic substance.