Representative John Lewis's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
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4/26/17 Letter to the Hon. Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education - Student Loan Protections 4/06/17 Letter to the Hon. Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, the Hon. Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of Committee on Appropriations, the Hon. Tom Cole, Chairman, and the Hon. Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, & Education - Increase Federal Funding for Medical Research 4/04/17 Letter to the Hon. John Culberson, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Jose E. Serrano, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies - Funding for Criminal Background Checks 3/30/17 Letter to the Hon.Charlie Dent, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies, and the Hon. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies - Federal Funding for Veteran Suicide Prevention 3/22/17 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on Social Security's Representative Payee Program 3/01/17 Letter to the Hon. Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State - Budget Cuts to International Affairs 2/28/17 Letter to Dr. Patrick Conway, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services - Preserve Medicare Advantage 2/23/17 Letter to the Hon. John F. Kelly, Secretary of the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, the Hon. Jeff Sessions, Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice, The Hon. James B. Comey, Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Bomb Threats Made Against Jewish Community Centers 2/14/17 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Title X and Women's Healthcare 2/14/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Regarding Animal Welfare Transparency 2/07/17 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee and Social Security Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on Representative Payee Program 2/01/17 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security - Presidential Muslim-Ban Executive Order 1/24/17 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on GOP Efforts to Undermine the ACA 1/24/17 Letter to the Hon. Donald J. Trump - Retain CFPB Director Richard Cordray 1/19/17 Letter to Hon. Donald Trump, President-elect - Affordable Care Act and Planned Parenthood 1/18/17 The Hill - Trump Must Keep CFPB Director RIchard Cordray 1/09/17 Letter to President-Elect Donald J. Trump - Reconsider Federal Hiring Freeze 12/20/16 Letter to Donald Trump, President-Elect - Protect American Jobs and Security, Reject NAI 12/19/16 Letter to the Hon. Donald Trump - Protect Women's Right to Choose 12/12/16 Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act Passed by Congress 12/07/16 Letter to President Barack Obama - Presidential Pardons for DACA Recipients. 12/05/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama - Protect Immigrants' Private Data 12/01/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for the Total Elimination of the National Security Entry-Exit Registration System 11/30/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, House Speaker and the Hon. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader - Delay Changes to Rule 41 Pending Congressional Review 11/18/16 Letter to President Barack Obama - Work to De-escalate Situation at DAPL Protest 11/16/16 Letter to Donald J. Trump, President-Elect of the United States - Regarding the Appointment of Steve Bannon 11/14/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest and the Escalation of the Use of Force 11/10/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives and the Honorable Nita Lowey, Ranking Member of the Committee on Appropriations of the U.S. House of Representatives - Call for Increased Funding for the National Institutes of Health for Fiscal Year 2017 11/10/16 Letter to the Hon. Harold Rogers - Prioritize Funding for National Institutes of Health 11/09/16 Letter to the Hon. Ashton B. Carter, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Defense - Support for the Georgia Advanced Biotherapy Institute 11/02/16 Letter to House Committee Leaders - Protect Pell Grant Funding 11/01/16 Letter to the Hon Loretta Lynch and Vanita Gupta, Attorney General and Principle Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Department of Justice - Requesting Help with Faulty Voting Machines 9/30/16 Price and McGovern Statement on Introduction of the PUSH Act 9/28/16 Letter to Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the House and House Majority Leader - Demanding a Vote on Gun Legislation 9/28/16 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on Health Care Fraud 9/28/16 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Payday Rule 9/28/16 Introduction of a Resolution Commemorating the Opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture 9/28/16 Letter to the Hon. Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors, and the Hon. Thomas Fanning, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta Board of Directors - Inclusive Search for New Atlanta Fed President 9/24/16 Rep. John Lewis' Remarks at the Dedication of the National Museum of African American History and Culture 9/22/16 Introduction of A Resolution Commemorating the Opening of the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture 9/20/16 Letter to the Honorable Sylvia Mathews Burwell, Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services - Affirming Rights of Contraceptive Coverage for Women in Zubik v. Burwell 9/19/16 Courier- Post - Lewis, Norcross Speak on Camden Gun Violence 9/14/16 Preventing Gun Violence in America 9/13/16 Hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee - Opening Statement of Rep. Lewis, Hearing on Tax-Exempt College and University Endowments 8/29/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Postpone Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia 8/18/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Make Tibet a Priority in Final Months in Office 8/15/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify Records of the Disappeared in El Salvador Civil War 8/09/16 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, Secretary of State - Prioritize Human Rights and Justice Reform In Bilateral Talks With Mexico 8/05/16 Rep. Lewis on 51st Anniversary Of the Voting Rights Act 8/04/16 The Hill - Civil rights Leader and Veteran Sheriff form Unlikely Partnership

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