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February 7, 2017 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis made this statement today in the Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Hearing on the Social Security Representative Payee Program:

 

Good Morning.  Mr. Chairmen, thank you for holding today’s hearing.  I would also like to thank all the witnesses for being here today.

January 25, 2017 Press Release

(Remarks as delivered)

Good afternoon.  Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  Again, I congratulate you on your new role as Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee.  I look forward to working with you in this new Congress.   I hope we can continue our tradition of strong oversight of the Administration as we have in past Congresses.  I would also like to thank each witness for being here this afternoon.

July 21, 2016 Page

The recent growth of HIV infection rates in the South are very concerning.  Three Metro Atlanta counties – DeKalb, Fulton, and Clayton – rate among the highest in new HIV diagnoses.  Thankfully, new medications mean that HIV/AIDS is no longer a death sentence, but living with the disease involves a lifetime commitment to staying in care. 

July 21, 2016 Federal Grant Announcements

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $66,462,846 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

What is the funding process for federal grants?

July 13, 2016 Page

"Thank you, Mr. Chairman.  Thank you, Mr. Levin.  I would like to express my support for H.R. 5659, the ESRD Choice Act.  This legislation is based on a bill that I introduced for many years, and it is an issue that is near and dear to my heart.

June 28, 2016 Page

As the summer season begins, I wanted to ensure that residents of Georgia’s 5th Congressional District receive accurate information on the Zika virus and the best means of prevention.

On Monday, June 20, 2016, I hosted a discussion with the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Zika prevention.  

February 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington--On National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th, Rep. John Lewis urges all African Americans to know their status. Of the 1.2 million people in the United States living with HIV—including 500,000 African Americans—nearly 1 in 8 are unaware of their infection.  

December 1, 2015 Press Release

Today, Rep. Lewis will visit the Infectious Disease Program of the Grady Health System to highlight the need for HIV/AIDS testing and treatment.  Georgia ranks second in the country for the diagnosis of new HIV infections, and Atlanta ranks fifth among similar metropolitan areas in the country for new diagnoses.  Half of the patients diagnosed with HIV in Grady Memorial Hospital's emergency room testing program are found to be late or end stage HIV or AIDS cases.

September 18, 2015 Federal Grant Announcements

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $37,163,410 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

August 5, 2015 Federal Grant Announcements

Periodically, Rep. John Lewis is notified that organizations within the 5th Congressional District have been selected to receive a variety of federal grants.  This federal grants announcement will advise press and constituents of these notifications.  This announcement details about $17,372,912 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.
What is the funding process for federal grants?

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