Representative John 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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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 7/26/16 Speech by John Lewis at the 2016 Democratic Party Convention 7/18/16 Letter to Mr. Andrew M. Slavitt, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services - Update Lead Screening Policy to Protect Children 7/15/16 Rep. John Lewis Introduces Innovative Non-violence Legislation 7/14/16 Larson, Lewis: "Serve Your Country, Get Relief from Student Debt" 7/14/16 Gun Violence Prevention 7/13/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Act on Flint Before House Adjourns 7/13/16 Bipartisan House Members Announce Fourth Amendment Caucus 7/13/16 Letter to Chief David Brown, Dallas Police Department - Supporting Dallas Police 7/08/16 Rep. John Lewis on Shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile 7/07/16 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means on Cost-Sharing Reduction Program- Ranking Member Lewis Opening Statement 7/07/16 Hearing of the Oversight Subcommittee of the House Ways and Means Committee - Cost-Sharing Reduction Program 7/06/16 Letter to the Honorable Harold Rogers, Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Tom Cole, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations, the Honorable Nita M. Lowey, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Appropriations, and the Honorable Rosa L. DeLauro, Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Departments of Labor, Health, and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Committee on Appropriations - Pell Grant Protections 7/05/16 Letter to Ms. Mary Anne Penner, Director of Stamp Services of the Postal Service - Issue an Alzheimer's Research Semipostal Stamp 6/30/16 Letter to The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, EPA - Urging EPA to Update Lead & Copper Rule 6/22/16 Commonsense Gun Control 6/22/16 Rep. John Lewis on the Need for Congress to Act Now on Gun Violence and Mass Shootings 6/22/16 Dayton Daily News - Democratic Members of Congress Launch Sit-in on Floor Over Gun Issues 6/15/16 Letter to the Honorable Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Opposition to Massive Immigration Raids 6/14/16 Roskam, Lewis Applaud Decision to Update Civil Asset Forfeiture Policies 6/13/16 Rep. Lewis on Most Deadly Mass Shooting in American History 6/09/16 Rep. Lewis Helps Lead New Push to Reduce TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 6/08/16 Letter to The Honorable John Carter, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security and The Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security - Seeking To Improve Efficiency & Lift Arbitrary Cap On Screeners 6/08/16 Letter to President Barack Obama - Opposing Offshore Seismic Testing 6/08/16 Letter to the Honorable John Carter and the Honorable Lucille Roybal-Allard - TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 6/07/16 Letter to The Honorable Loretta Lynch, Attorney General, United States Department of Justice- Address Misconduct in Department of Justice 5/27/16 Letter to the Honorable Peter Neffenger - Push to Reduce TSA Delays and Improve Efficiency and Increase Workforce 5/25/16 Letter to the Hon. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative- Clarify Position on Compulsory Licensing for Generic Medicines in Colombia 5/25/16 Hearing of the House Oversight Subcommittee of the House Committee on Ways and Means on IRS Civil Asset Seizures- Ranking Member Lewis Opening Statement 5/24/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Disband the Select Panel 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline and Ranking Member Robert C. "Bobby" Scott, US House Committee on Education and the Workforce - House Child Nutrition Bill 5/16/16 Letter to The Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of The House of Representatives and The Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of The House of Representatives - Grijalva, Kirkpatrick Call on Congress to Respond to Zika Threa 5/16/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker, U.S. House of Representatives - Emergency Funding for Zika Virus 5/16/16 Letter to Chairman John Kline, Chair of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Chairman Todd Rokita, Chair of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, Ranking Member Robert "Bobby" C. Scott, Ranking Member of the U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and Ranking Member Marica L. Fudge, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education - WIC Reauthorization 5/16/16 Renacci, Lewis Bill Passed by U.S. House of Representatives 5/12/16 Letter to the Honorable Janet Yellen, Chair, Federal Reserve Board of Governors - Calling for Diversity at the Federal Reserve Bank 5/09/16 Letter to the Honorable John F. Kerry, Secretary of State - Dominican Republic Elections 5/05/16 Letter to the Hon. Barack Obama, President of the United States- Expand Access to Retirement Savings through Executive Order 5/04/16 Letter to the Hon. Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House - Consider Emergency Funding To Address Opioid And Heroin Epidemic 5/04/16 Letter to President Obama - Calling on President Obama to Keep Sudan Humanitarian Crisis a High Priority 5/02/16 Rep. Lewis Welcomes Investigation into Racial Disparities in Housing Recovery 4/28/16 Letter to Chairman Goodlatte - Calls for Judiciary Hearing on Equality Act 4/28/16 Letter to the Honorable Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House and the Honorable Marsha Blackburn, Chairman of the Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives - Panel Concerns 4/27/16 Sen. Burr Introduces Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act 4/21/16 Letter to the Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United States - On the Paris Climate Agreement 4/21/16 Rep. John Lewis on Changes to $20, $10 and $5 Bills

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