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June 24, 2015 Press Release

"I want to thank my friends and colleagues in the Senate:  Senators Durbin, Coons and especially Senator Leahy and his staff for coming forth with a piece of legislation to repair and correct the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Shelby County v. Holder case.   I want to thank the representatives of the Tri-Caucuses -- Reps.

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June 24, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON (Wednesday, June 24, 2015) – Two years since the Supreme Court gutted core protections in the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v.

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June 23, 2015 Federal Grant Announcements

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 $24,652,346 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

June 22, 2015 Federal Grant Announcements

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 $18,632,830 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

June 8, 2015 Federal Grant Announcements

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 $16,006,623 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

May 6, 2015 Federal Grant Announcements

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 $91,918,037 in federal grants coming to the 5th Congressional District.

April 23, 2015 Press Release

            Today in a marathon mark-up of the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act (TPA) of 2015 in the House Ways and Means Committee, Rep. Lewis sought to amend the TPA to clarify and strengthen the instructions on labor and human protections, and it establishes an appropriate process to add human rights legislation to an implementing bill.

April 23, 2015 Press Release

 "I am glad that the U.S. Senate decided to finally vote on the nomination of Loretta Lynch.  It should have happened long before now, but I am very pleased that she was confirmed.

April 22, 2015 Press Release

            This year, we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, a reminder that we all have a responsibility to protect the environment. The Earth Day Network reaches over 25,000 organizations worldwide, and today more than one billion people in 192 countries will participate in community cleanups, educational events and other grassroots activities related to Earth Day.

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