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January 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON – Today, H.R. 267, the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park Act, will become Public Law.  Four years ago, Congressman Lewis first introduced legislation to create what will be Georgia’s first National Historical Park.  The U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill on March 15, 2017, and the U.S.

January 8, 2018 Press Release

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

December 23, 2017 Press Release

On December 19 and 20, 2017, Congressional Republicans passed H.R. 1, their bill to cut taxes for the richest Americans and for corporations on the backs of working and middle-class families, students, and seniors.

December 20, 2017 Press Release

Congressman John Lewis made the following statement on the House Floor opposing the second House consideration of the conference report to H.R. 1, the Republican tax bill (WATCH VIDEO):

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.