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March 24, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON--Rep. John Lewis made this statement today during the debate to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with H.R.

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March 16, 2017 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis made this statement today on his bill H.R. 267, The Martin Luther King Jr.

March 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON - Representative John Lewis applauds the appointment today of Raphael Bostic to become the 15th president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.  Bostic is both the first African-American and the first openly-gay president of a regional Federal Reserve Bank. 

March 13, 2017 Press Release

                WASHINGTON—In response to tensions surrounding immigration during the election season in the Netherlands, Rep.

March 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—During a marathon 18-hour markup of the Ryancare proposal to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Democrats on the House Ways & Means Committee engaged in a long struggle to amend the Ryan alternative.  They were concerned that, as written, the proposal robs the most vulnerable Americans, including millions who were only recently able to afford healthcare due to

March 8, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today during the Ways & Means markup of Ryancare, intended to repeal President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), Rep. Lewis offered an amendment to “certify” that no American would lose their healthcare during the repeal and replace process the Republican majority is advancing. The markup is being managed by the Republican majority in an unusual, piecemeal fashion.

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Yesterday’s evening news reported that 75 to 100 gravesites were desecrated this past weekend at a Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.  This followed a recent incident where 170 headstones were knocked off their foundations, cracked and damaged at another Jewish cemetery in Missouri. 

February 14, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Lewis made this statement when he heard that the Special Master appointed by the U.S. Supreme Court to adjudicate Georgia’s water dispute with Florida ruled in Georgia’s favor.

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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.

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