WASHINGTON—Rep. John Lewis made the following statement on the House floor today to bolster support for the legislation he authored as Ranking Member on the Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight. The Taxpayer First Act (H.R.
“Be it Resolved, That the House of Representatives congratulates Atlanta United FC and its dedicated fans on winning the 2018 Major League Soccer Cup championship; recognizes the contributions of the Atlanta United FC players, coaches, and leadership of the organization; and joins with the people of Atlanta and soccer fans everywhere in celebrating Atlanta United FC’s first championship vic
“The court’s decision in Texas v.
Rep. John Lewis will attend the services for the 41st President of the United States, George H.W. Bush, tomorrow at the Washington National Cathedral. Though they differed at times on issues, Rep.
I join my colleagues in adamantly opposing the nomination of Thomas Farr to the U.S. District Court. The right to vote is precious, almost sacred. It is the most powerful tool of non-violent reform available to every citizen in our democracy.
Mary Mac's Tea Room’s Goodwill Ambassador
“I was so sorry to learn about the passing of my friend Jo Carter, the Goodwill Ambassador at Mary Mac’s Tea Room. She was always so gracious, so warm, so giving. She was always up, lighting up the tea room with her hospitality.
“It is unimaginable that this nation must again suffer the sorrow of another senseless mass shooting. Members of Congress swear to protect the Constitution from all enemies foreign and domestic. These numerous mass shootings threaten the security of our nation and jeopardize our commitment to freedom and justice, basic tenets of our society we have sworn to defend.
“It is unimaginable that we find ourselves in the same place again as a nation—mourning the senseless loss of innocent life to violence and hate. My heart goes out to the families of the victims in Kentucky and Pittsburgh, to the members of the Tree of Life Synagogue and employees of the Kroger grocery store, to their friends and family who live here in the Atlanta region, to the entire Jewish
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
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.