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October 12, 2018 Press Release

The entire Democratic delegation of Georgia sent a letter today to Attorney General Jefferson Sessions demanding an investigation of blatant inequities in the electoral processes of the state.  The inconsistencies are many:  the cancellation of 1.4 million voter registrations since 2012, the stalling of 53,000 voter registrations of predominantly black citizens, and the alleged discriminatory n

October 3, 2018 Press Release
Includes Lewis Amendment to Prevent Airport Power Outages

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.

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September 11, 2018 Press Release

“When planes hit the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and crashed in Pennsylvania, this nation was changed forever.  Since that time other major cities around the world have been attacked, and we realized that the nature of international conflict was forever transformed.  Since that day, this nation has been engaged in extensive, nearly on-going military operations trying to abate the threat

September 5, 2018 Press Release

The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a special Passport Day on Saturday, September 22, 2018. 

August 28, 2018 Press Release

This day in our nation’s history tells a powerful story in and of itself that charts the contemporary course of the struggle for social justice in America.

August 25, 2018 Press Release

“We have lost a great warrior who defended this nation’s honor in times of war and peace.  He risked his life for America as a soldier, guarded our integrity as a prisoner of war, and dedicated his entire life to public service.  Only a few will ever be remembered for standing on the courage of their convictions.

 

August 8, 2018 Press Release

U.S. Congressman

John Lewis

Georgia's 5th Congressional District

 

Invites you to attend

Military Service Academy Forum

 

Saturday, August 18, 2018

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August 6, 2018 Press Release
August 6th: 53rd Anniversary of Signing of Voting Rights Act

“Today, on the 53rd anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) by President Lyndon Johnson, we celebrate a milestone in American history.  With the stroke of a pen, millions of Americans were ushered into the democratic process.  In 1964 in Holmes County, Mississippi, there were only twelve black registered voters.  By 1965, there were 28,500, and by 1984 there were 406,000.

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