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November 7, 2007 E Newsletter

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

October 18, 2007 Press Release


October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month and an important time to recognize the continuing employment difficulties that face Americans with disabilities. Despite the ability and desire to work, people with disabilities face an estimated 65-percent unemployment rate.

October 18, 2007 Press Release

As dean of the Georgia delegation, Rep. John Lewis has called a second meeting of the entire delegation to assess the best legislative response to the drought.  Federal law mandating water from Lake Lanier to be released to serve Florida and Alabama has been under close scrutiny during this crisis.

October 9, 2007 Press Release


Today Congressman Lewis will visit the Gerald Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan to discuss the National Archives exhibit Eyewitness:  American Originals.  The exhibit opened at the National Archives in Washington and has traveled to the Carter Center in Georgia and the Constitution Center in Philadelphia.

October 2, 2007 Press Release


Ways and Means Trade Subcommittee Chairman Sander M. Levin (D-MI) and Oversight Subcommittee Chairman John Lewis (D-GA) announced that the Subcommittees will hold a joint hearing on import safety. 

September 26, 2007 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis CBC Issue Forum 

September 19, 2007 Press Release

Rep. John Lewis, who began his career in political activism as a student during the Civil Rights Movement, praised student involvement in the Jena 6 case.

September 10, 2007 Press Release

Thousands of our nation’s 9/11 heroes have become sick as a result of their exposure to environmental toxins at Ground Zero. Some have even died.