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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4/28/16 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act 4/20/16 Letter to President Obama - Make Federal Government "Model Employer" With Fair Chance Hiring Policies 3/15/16 Letter to House Appropriations Committee Leadership - Support for Water Infrastructure Funding 3/11/16 Letter to Mike Simpson, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water, Marcy Kaptur, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Water - Supporting the President's Budget Request 3/10/16 Letter to The Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader, The Hon. Tom Price, Chairman House Budget Committee, and the Hon. Chris Van Hollen, Ranking Member, House Budget Committee - Fight to Protect SNAP for Those in Need 3/04/16 Rep. John Lewis On Need to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy 3/02/16 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on Protecting the Free Exchange of Ideas on College Campuses 2/29/16 Letter to Secretary Burwell and Acting Secretary King - Urge to Encourage Adequate Health Screenings for High School Athletes 2/25/16 Letter to House & Senate Leadership, Request to Fund Contraceptive Care to Combat Zika Virus Outbreak 2/24/16 Rep. John Lewis Bill Creates Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Park 2/24/16 The Washigton Post - Why We Still Need the Voting Rights Act 2/11/16 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman Federal Communications Commission - Offer Support, Guidance to FCC on its Plan to Expand Broadband Access through Lifeline Program 2/10/16 Black Lawmakers Sprint to Clinton's Aid 2/07/16 Rep. John Lewis on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 1/13/16 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Last State of the Union Address 1/12/16 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Demanding End to Immigration Raids 1/06/16 Rep. John Lewis on Retirement of Rep. Jim McDermott 1/05/16 Rep. John Lewis Supports President Obama's Action on Gun Violence 1/01/16 Issue Position: Voting Rights 1/01/16 Issue Position: Veterans 1/01/16 Issue Position: Trade and Exports 1/01/16 Issue Position: Taxes 1/01/16 Issue Position: Ways and Means 1/01/16 Issue Position: Water 1/01/16 Issue Position: Transportation 1/01/16 Issue Position: Workers' Rights 12/22/15 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure 12/10/15 Rep. John Lewis on Justice Scalia's Comments in Fisher Oral Arguments 12/07/15 Rep. John Lewis on President Jimmy Carter's Amazing Announcement 12/06/15 Rep. John Lewis on President Obama's Address to the Nation 12/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill 12/03/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House, and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, House Minority Leader - Drop Controversial Campaign Finance Rider 12/01/15 Rep. John Lewis Pays Tribute to the 60th Anniversary of Rosa Parks' Bus Protest 12/01/15 Rep. John Lewis Commemorates World AIDS Day by Encouraging Testing 11/19/15 Letter to Congressional Leadership - Bring a Clean Spending Bill to the Floor 11/18/15 Letter to Chairman Rogers and Ranking Member Lowey - Boost in NIH funding 11/17/15 Letter to the Hon. Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communication Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls 11/17/15 Letter to The Honorable Tom Wheeler, Chairman, Federal Communications Commission - Limit Unwanted Debt Collection Robocalls 11/06/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Bring Authorization for use of Military Force to House Floor for Debate and Vote 11/04/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 11/04/15 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on Iran Terror Financing & the Tax Code 11/03/15 Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 11/03/15 Lewis, Levin, Van Hollen Statement on Private Debt Collection Offset in Highway Bill 10/28/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Refusing to Vote For Any Budget Deal That Cuts Medicare, Medicaid or Social Security Benefits 10/26/15 Letter To FERC - Proposed Sabal Trail Raises Environmental Justice, Health Concerns 10/26/15 Renacci, Lewis Introduce Bill to Protect Hard Working Taxpayers 10/23/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Raising the Debt Ceiling 10/20/15 Letter to the Hon. Andrew Slavitt, Acting Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Democrats Urge CMS to Finalize Advance Care Planning Codes 10/20/15 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services - LIHEAP Heating Assistance 10/14/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Yemen Airstrikes

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