Georgia Congressional delegation:

Rep. John Lewis and health care reform

Representative John Lewis
(202)225-3801
Representative John Lewis

Rep. John Lewis
House of Representatives
343 Cannon House Office Building
GA

Local Office

Rep. John Lewis
The Equitable Building
Suite 1920
100 Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404-659-0116
Fax: 404-331-0947

Share how Rep. Lewis votes:



Rep. John Lewis: key health care votes

3/29/2012 3:27 PM H.Con.Res.112: Ryan Budget Bill 2012

Status: House passed 228-191, 12 not voting

This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]

Thumbs Up

Rep. Lewis voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

4/15/2011 2:23 PM H.Con.Res.34: Ryan Budget Bill 2011

Status: House passed 235-193, 4 not voting

This bill would end Medicare as we know it, replacing it with a voucher system for seniors to buy health insurance coverage on the open market. Actuaries say the amount of the vouchers would not be enough for seniors to replace the coverage they would lose with the end of Medicare. [more]

Thumbs Up

Rep. Lewis voted No, which we score as a pro-consumer vote.

See how Rep. John Lewis votes on Health Reform legislation.


About Rep. John Lewis

Current Office: Representative from Georgia
Name: John Lewis
Date Elected: 11/4/1986
District: GA_05
Party: Democrat

Background Information:

Gender: Male
Birth Date: 2/21/1940
Birth Place: Pike County, AL
Religion: Baptist
Spouse: Wife, Lillian Miles
Children: 1

Education:

  • BA, Fisk University

Professional Experience:

  • Public official
  • Community affairs director, National Consumer Cooperative Bank

Organizational Memberships:

  • Martin Luther King Center for Social Change, African American Institute
  • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial

Political Experience:

  • Atlanta City Councilman

Committees:

  • Committee on Ways and Means
  • Subcommittee on Human Resources
  • Subcommittee on Oversight (Ranking Member)