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May 4, 2007 Press Release
On Tax Day, yesterday evening, the U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation shepherded by Rep. John Lewis that takes important steps to protect taxpayers from fraud.
May 4, 2007 Press Release
"When we send our young people off to college, we think they are going to learn, to grow, and to become productive and good citizens. We would never dream that they would become victims of senseless acts of violence. As a nation and as a people, this tragedy demonstrates what we know in our hearts and minds is true. We must find a way to break the cycle of violence that is gripping our society.
May 4, 2007 Press Release
Today, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) joined Rep. Stephanie Tubbs-Jones (D-OH) and Senators Hillary Clinton (D-NY), Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and Barbara Boxer (D-CA) to introduce the Count Every Vote Act. Rep. Lewis made this statement at the news conference today. "It is so fitting and appropriate that we will reintroduce the Count Every Vote Act today.
February 23, 2007 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives has undertaken four days of five-minute debates regarding House Concurrent Resolution 63 which, if passed, would indicate that members of the House disapprove of the President's decision to send twenty thousand more troops to Iraq. 

February 23, 2007 Press Release

Tomorrow February 13 in his first hearing as Chairman of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) will explore why millions of low-income citizens are not taking advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

February 23, 2007 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis made this statement today regarding U.S. Airways' withdrawal of their bid to purchase Delta Airlines. He has been a strong supporter of Delta's independence.

February 23, 2007 Press Release

"The State of the Union is not good. There is an unbelievable, unacceptable gap between the wealthy and the poor in our society. Despite the progress of our economy as a whole, which the President pointed to as his administration's one success, there are still millions of Americans struggling to make ends meet.

February 16, 2007 Press Release

The U.S. House of Representatives has undertaken four days of five-minute debates regarding House Concurrent Resolution 63 which, if passed, would indicate that members of the House disapprove of the President's decision to send twenty thousand more troops to Iraq. Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) spoke during time given to House leadership in this debate.

February 15, 2007 Press Release

Yesterday on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. John Lewis, dean of the Georgia delegation, led a bi-partisan effort to honor the late Rep. Charlie Norwood (R-GA). Today he will represent the Democratic congressional leadership at the funeral of Rep. Norwood in at the First Baptist Church, 3500 Walton Way, in Augusta, Georgia.

February 12, 2007 Press Release

Tomorrow February 13 in his first hearing as Chairman of the House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Oversight, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) will explore why millions of low-income citizens are not taking advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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