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May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA) and Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) requested that the Department of the Treasury (Treasury) provide the Committee with regular reporting on the disbursement of economic impact payments (EIPs).

May 28, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Amid recent reports that the Department of Treasury’s (Treasury) practice of using debit cards to deliver economic impact payments (EIP) has been confusing Americans, House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA), along with all of the Democratic members of the Oversight Subcommittee, called on Treasury to explain the practice and clari

May 27, 2020 Press Release

Representative John Lewis’ (GA)
Opening Comment for the
Ways and Means Full Committee Hearing on
The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Communities of Color
May 27, 2020

Good Afternoon.  Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this important and timely hearing.

May 20, 2020 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, every Member of the Georgia Congressional Delegation in the United States House of Representatives co-signed a letter to U.S.
May 13, 2020 Press Release

I write to share various updates surrounding our work in Congress and in Georgia’s 5th District.  

May 12, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard E. Neal (D-MA), Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA), Worker & Family Support Subcommittee Chairman Danny K.

May 1, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final rule rolling back Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act.  This section, also known as the Health Care Rights Law, protects women, LGBTQ+ people, those with limited English proficiency, and individuals with disabilities from discrimination in health care and insurance coverage.  Upon reviewing

April 25, 2020 Press Release

WASHINGTON — In response to the recent outbreak of COVID-19 in South Fulton County, Representative John Lewis made the following statement: 

April 25, 2020 Press Release
Potentially more than 10,000 IRS employees face this unreasonable mandate

WASHINGTON, DC – After obtaining an email sent from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Human Capital Office to IRS employees stating that agency employees responsible for answering phones, processing mail, and other “mission-critical work” will not only be r

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