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April 10, 2012 Press Release

In response to news reports about the sluggish disbursement of $339.9 million in Hardest Hit Funds to Atlanta area residents facing foreclosure, Rep. John Lewis wants his constituents to know he has been demanding answers from federal agencies for several months to address this problem. He first learned about the bottleneck in June of last year.

March 1, 2012 Press Release

ATLANTA – On Monday Rep. February 27 Rep. John Lewis hosted his annual Legislative Luncheon at the Georgia Depot.  Every year Lewis brings members of the Georgia State House and Senate together with city officials and local legislators to discuss issues facing the Fifth Congressional district.  Legislators share concerns, ideas, build alliances, and develop collaborative strategies to help address the district’s problems.

February 9, 2012 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today President Barack Obama announced the results of a series of negotiations with America’s top five banks. He described a $25 billion settlement in an attempt to move beyond the housing crisis that sent this nation’s economy, international markets, and the economy of Atlanta in particular into a tailspin. Rep. John Lewis offered this statement after his initial evaluation of the settlement deal.

January 23, 2012 Press Release

“President Barack Obama presented an inspiring vision of the future to the Congress and the American people tonight. An America built to last should certainly be the hope of every member of Congress and every citizen of this nation.