Representative John R. Lewis's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 5
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Rep. John Lewis on Prudential Financial's $1 Million Gift to King Memorial Issue Position: Labor Issue Position: Social Security - Ending the Disability Backlog Issue Position: Children, Youth, and Families Issue Position: Crime Issue Position: Health Care Issue Position: Healthcare Issue Position: Housing Issue Position: Transportation Issue Position: Non-Proliferation Issue Position: Foreign Affairs Issue Position: Iraq/Iran Issue Position: Appropriations Issue Position: Tax Relief Issue Position: Environment Issue Position: 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Issue Position: Unemployment Issue Position: Georgia Drought Issue Position: Voting Rights Issue Position: Poverty & Homelessness Issue Position: Education Issue Position: Unemployment Issue Position: Social Security Issue Position: Energy & Gas Prices 10/06/14 Letters to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Football League, Allan Selig, Commissioner of Major League Baseball, Adam Silver, Commissioner of the National Basketball Association, Gerry Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League, and Don Garber, Commissioner of Major League Soccer - Responding to and Preventing Violent Crimes 9/25/14 Rep. John Lewis on Resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder 9/22/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, and Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Vote on ISIS War 9/19/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Please Meet with Immigrant Families 9/18/14 In Support of the National Parents Corps Act of 2014 9/17/14 Re-Designating the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site Into a National Historic Park 9/12/14 Rep. John Lewis Denounces Potential Voter Suppression Efforts in Georgia 9/11/14 Rep. John Lewis on the Anniversary of 9/11 9/11/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Kevin McCarthy, Majority Leader of the House, and Candice Miller, Chairman of the Committee on House Administration - Banning Polystyrene from House Cafeterias 9/09/14 The Need to Break the Cycle of Violence 9/09/14 The Need to Break the Cycle of Violence 8/26/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Urge President to Take Big, Broad Actions 8/14/14 Rep. John Lewis on Shooting of Michael Brown and Events in Ferguson, Missouri 8/01/14 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5230, The Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014; Providing for Consideration of H.R. 5272, Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens; and Providing for Consideration of Motions to Suspend the Rules 7/30/14 Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President 7/25/14 Letter to Harry Reid, Majority Leader of the Senate, and John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Congress Must Stay in Session Until VA Problems Addressed 7/23/14 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Affordable Care Act and Ongoing GAO Investigation 7/09/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Consult Congress on Iran Nuclear Negotiations 7/02/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action 6/26/14 CNN "Anderson Cooper 360 Degrees" - Transcript: Affordable Care Act 6/26/14 Letter to David Camp, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee - Hearing on Highway Funding 6/26/14 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - 163 Members of Congress Demand a Vote, Not Silence, to Prevent Gun Violence 6/20/14 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions 6/20/14 Rep. John Lewis 50th Anniversary of Mississippi Freedom Summer and the Lives of Chaney, Goodman and Schwerner 6/18/14 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash 6/17/14 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Africa Immigration Issue