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December 19, 2017 Press Release


Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my good friend, the Ranking Member, Mr. Neal, for yielding.

I rise to oppose this conference report with every bone in my body

December 17, 2017 Press Release

ATLANTA —  “I am grateful to all the police, firefighters, electricians, and airport, airline, and MARTA employees for their efforts to assist stranded passengers.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — “After careful consideration and conversations with church leaders, elected officials, civil rights activists, and many citizens of our congressional districts, we have decided not to attend or participate in the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

December 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Representative John Lewis is excited to announce Mr. Maanit Madan as the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge in Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District.

December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — In recognizing December 1st as World AIDS Day, Representative John Lewis made the following statement: 

“We have made tremendous progress in the treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS, and we have come too far to turn back now.

December 1, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) – joined by Morehouse graduates Rep. Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (D-GA) and Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) – introduced a bipartisan resolution honoring the 150th anniversary of the founding of Morehouse College.

November 27, 2017 Press Release

ATLANTA – Congressman John Lewis made the following statement in response to the administration’s decision to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitian nationals living in the United States:

“I strongly oppose recent decisions to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for Haitians and Nicaraguans living in the United States.  

November 16, 2017 Press Release

The Atlanta Passport Agency is hosting a passport day on Saturday, December 2, as part of the U.S. Department of State’s Passport Awareness Campaign.  This year, the State Department’s public awareness campaign focuses on the benefits of getting a U.S.

November 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON — This morning Rep. Lewis spoke against the dangerous Republican Tax Cut bill on the House Floor.  He made the following statement (WATCH) –

“I rise with a heavy heart to join in opposing this mean-spirited, reckless bill.