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July 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON  Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) submitted the following Floor Statement in support of H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act, that passed the U.S. House of Representatives by a vote of 233 to 188 on July 1.

March 25, 2020 Page

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March 28, 2019 Press Release

The Georgia House is currently considering an amended version of S.B.131, which would have originally permitted the State of Georgia to take away ownership and operation of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport from the City of Atlanta. The amended bill would not take over the airport but instead would create a Major Airport Legislative Oversight Commission to oversee Hartsfield-Jackson, as well as nine other airports in the state.   

March 7, 2019 Press Release

“For nearly a century, the people of the City of Atlanta have put their blood, sweat, and tears into the development of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, which today transports over 107 million travelers a year.  It has been their vision and their leadership that had the capacity to transform an abandoned racetrack into the busiest airport in the world.

October 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, the Senate passed H.R. 302, the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which includes an amendment written by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) in response to last December’s power outage at the Atlanta airport.  The bill passed the House of Representatives last Wednesday.

November 3, 2017 Page

On December 19 and 20, 2017, Congressional Republicans passed H.R. 1, their bill to cut taxes for the richest Americans and for corporations on the backs of working and middle-class families, students, and seniors.

This plan, first introduced in the House on November 2, affects every American, every taxpayer in current and future generations.  In response to constituent concerns about this bill's impact, the below pages track every aspect of the bill's movement in the House and Senate.  

March 31, 2017 Page

Rep. John Lewis wrote the following letters in the wake of the Interstate 85 bridge collapse in Atlanta:

Letter to Governor Nathan Deal and Mayor Kasim Reed

Letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao

March 3, 2017 Press Release

To mark tenth anniversary of the tragic Bluffton University bus crash on Interstate 75 in Atlanta, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Sen.

November 16, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Following a series of recent high-profile bus crashes, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) and Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) recently sent a letter to the Department of Transportation (DOT) urging completion of several overdue rules to improve motorcoach safety

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?