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April 4, 2019 Press Release

          I was disturbed to learn that just a few days before the 51st anniversary of Dr.

April 1, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) announced plans on Monday to grow a beard in an attempt to avoid being repeatedly mistaken for Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD).

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.

March 22, 2019 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis joins his colleagues in demanding that the report delivered by special counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr today must be made public in its entirety:


March 21, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Ways & Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) and Worker and Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K. Davis (D-IL) sent a letter to two U.S.

March 14, 2019 Press Release

Today, the House Ways & Means Committee asked Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin to report to the committee in a hearing on the President’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Proposal.  Rep.

March 8, 2019 Press Release
An Historic Reform Package to Restore Voting Rights Protections, Confront the Culture of Corruption in Washington, and Reduce the Role of Money in Politics

WASHINGTON - Rep. John Lewis (GA) is one of the co-authors of the Voter Empowerment Act, included nearly in its entirety in H.R.

March 7, 2019 Press Release
In Opposition to State Takeover of Atlanta Airport

“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.

February 26, 2019 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis made this statement today on the House floor in support of H.J. Res 46, a Resolution Opposing the Border Wall and National Emergency Declaration:  (video available here)

February 15, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, Rep.