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November 7, 2007 E Newsletter

Georgia 5th District Congressman John Lewis will be at the Decatur City Hall hosting "Conversation with Congressman John Lewis".  This event will be an opportunity for area residents to express their issues and concerns with Congressman John Lewis and his staff.    

What:         "Conversation with Congressman John Lewis"

November 7, 2007 E Newsletter
Please click here to view Congressman Lewis speak on the house floor
The U.S. House of Representatives has passed House Concurrent Resolution 63, which indicates that members of the House disapprove of the
November 7, 2007 E Newsletter

Dear Friend:

The constituents of Georgia's 5th Congressional District deserve to know how the federal government can help citizens make ends meet. There are too many Americans who are left out and left behind. I see them every time I walk the streets of Atlanta.  I see people who are not looking for hand outs. They are

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.