Representative John R. Lewis's Public Statements

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 5, Democratic
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12/22/15 Letter to the Hon. Mary Jo White, Chair, Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC Action on Corporate Political Spending Disclosure 12/04/15 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Reject Attempts to Block Refugee Program in Omnibus Bill 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 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 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 10/09/15 Letter to Loretta Lynch, Attorney General and Vanita Gupta, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney - Rights of Worshippers 10/09/15 Letter to the Hon. John Kerry, U.S. Secretary of State - Call for Continued U.S. Support Ahead of Haiti Elections 10/01/15 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Commonsense Gun Legislation 9/25/15 Rep. John Lewis on Pope Francis' Address to Congress 9/25/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Trans-Pacific Partnership 9/11/15 Suspension of Authority to Wave, Suspend, Reduce, Provide Relief From, Or Otherwise Limit the Application of Sanctions Pursuant to an Agreement Related to the Nuclear Program of Iran 8/26/15 Letter to Richard Cordray, Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - Small Business Lending Data 8/26/15 Rep. John Lewis on Reporter and Cameraman Killed in Virginia 8/26/15 Rep. John Lewis Remembers the Legacy of Voting Rights Crusader Amelia Boynton 8/19/15 Rep. John Lewis on Passing of Rep. Louis Stokes 8/17/15 Rep. John Lewis on the Passing of Julian Bond 8/11/15 Letter to Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury - Randy and Karen Sowers 8/03/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State and Bernard Aronson, Special Envoy on Colombia - Colombia Peace Negotiations 7/31/15 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security - End Family Detention Policy 7/27/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - LGBT Foreign Service Officers 7/24/15 Letter to Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative - Protect Anti-Tobacco Public Health Measures in TPP Negotiations 7/23/15 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - IRS Audit Selection Process 7/23/15 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Acting Commissioner of the Social Security Administration - Notify Same-Sex Couples of Social Security Eligibility 7/23/15 Letter to Arne Duncan, Department of Education Secretary - Ensuring LGBTQ Equality 7/20/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States of America - Strong Support of New Overtime Rule 7/17/15 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Upgrade Malaysia's Ranking in the 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report 7/17/15 Rep. John Lewis on the Immediate Need to Restore the Voting Rights Act 7/15/15 Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2015, Part II 7/14/15 Letter to Secretary Duncan, Department of Education - Protecting LGBTQ Students from Discrimination 7/14/15 Rep. John Lewis on Iran Nuclear Deal 7/14/15 Letter to The Food and Drug Administration - Science-Based Blood Donation Policy 7/13/15 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Expand Social Security 7/09/15 Providing for Consideration of H.R. 6, 21st Century Cures Act 7/09/15 Calvert Amendment 6/30/15 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Conditions in Mexico 6/26/15 Rep. John Lewis Applauds Supreme Court Decision on Marriage Equality 6/26/15 American Girls Stand Up With Rep. Frederica Wilson to #BringBackOurGirls 6/26/15 Members of Congress, Civil Rights Groups Celebrate Landmark Marriage Equality Ruling, Call for Full Federal LGBT Non-Discrimination Protections 6/25/15 Reps. Hastings, Engel, Lewis, Frankel, Wilson, Wasserman Schultz, Deutch, Lowey, Lowenthal, Zeldin and Love Host Black and Jewish Members of Congress Breakfast 6/25/15 Rep. John Lewis Declares SCOTUS Decision Should Be A Turning Point