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May 15, 2006 Press Release

Today is the last day for eligible citizens to sign-up for the Medicare prescription drug program, known as Medicare Part D. Though Congressman Lewis agrees that a prescription drug program is a necessary Medicare benefit, he believes that Part D is deeply flawed legislation that needs to be fixed.

May 10, 2006 Press Release

Congressman John Lewis denounced the tax reconciliation bill as immoral and unjust. In brief, the economic growth touted by Administration interests has come at the expense of the American worker.

May 4, 2006 Press Release

Congressman John Lewis reflected on the anniversary of the Freedom Rides today with these comments:

May 1, 2006 Press Release

Today Congressman Lewis joined forces with other concerned citizens and activists in the Atlanta Metropolitan area to protest price gouging at the gas pump.

April 26, 2006 Press Release

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) has joined forces with U.S Senators Chris Dodd (D-CT), Jim Talent (R-MO), and Rep. Kenny Hulsoff (R-MO) to push legislation that would create two new offices in the Department of Justice.

March 20, 2006 Press Release

WHO: Rep. John Lewis
Harry Boxler, Atlanta Bureau of Planning
Ryan Gravel, Beltline Partnership
Dr. Catherine Ross, Georgia Tech Transportation Institute
Paul Grether, MARTA
Gerald Ross, Georgia Department of Transportation

March 7, 2006 Press Release

March 7, 2006 - Congressman John Lewis made the following comments in response to the death of Gordon Parks:

February 16, 2006 Press Release


Proceeds to Benefit the United Negro College Fund

February 6, 2006 Press Release

  January 6, 2006 - Rhythm and Blues singer Lou Rawls died today in Los Angeles after a long bout with cancer at the age of 72. The following are Rep. Lewis's remarks on the passing of this great artist.