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May 19, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON --"I have fought long and hard and even put my life on the line for the cause of equal rights and social justice.   My commitment to these ideals has never changed, and my record is solid and unwavering.  I take a back-seat to no one and have been at the forefront for decades in defense of the right to marry, a woman's right to choose, and the imperative of non-violence as a means of

May 12, 2014 Press Release

                Last Friday, Speaker John Boehner appointed Rep.

May 7, 2014 Press Release

Subcommittee Hearing on the 2014 Tax Filing Season

May 7, 2014

(Remarks as Delivered)

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for holding this important hearing.

Mr. Commissioner, thank you for joining us today, and congratulations to you and the IRS staff on a successful filing season. 

May 7, 2014 Press Release

"Three weeks ago, over 200 of our world’s future doctors, lawyers, leaders, and mothers were kidnapped from their high school in northern Nigeria.         

May 5, 2014 Press Release

                "Today we remember the Mexican struggle for freedom and independence symbolized by the conflict at Puebla, and we join with individuals around the globe who are inspired by this holiday.  It reminds me of the words of President Lyndon Johnson offered during one of the most important speeches of his term.  He referenced the long history of sacrifice and suffering humanity has eng

April 17, 2014 Press Release

WASHINGTON - On Monday, the Georgia Department of Human Services received a letter from the U.S.

April 14, 2014 Press Release

            Rep. John Lewis made this statement about the murders of three people yesterday, on the eve of Passover, by 73-year-old Frazier Glenn Cross of Aurora, Mo.

April 8, 2014 Press Release

Calls on House to Pass Emergency Unemployment Insurance for Nearly 3 Million Americans               


April 4, 2014 Press Release

                "When Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and killed 46 years ago today, I was in Indianapolis, Indiana working on Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign.  That was a sad and dark hour for this nation and the world community.  We lost a warrior for peace and human dignity who gave all he had so we could live in a better America today.

April 3, 2014 Press Release

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 $13,839,382 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.