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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements

Full Name: John Conyers, Jr.
Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
First Elected: 11/03/1964
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. House - District 13
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Monica; 2 Children: John III, Carl
Birth Date: 05/16/1929
Birth Place: Detroit, MI
Home City: Detroit, MI
Religion: Baptist
Date Title
Issue Position: Tort Reform
Issue Position: Foreign Policy - Africa
Issue Position: Labor Issues
Issue Position: Voting Rights
Issue Position: Reparations
Issue Position: Homeland Security/Terrorism
Issue Position: Corporate Accountability
Issue Position: Mold
Issue Position: Riverview Trenton Railroad (RTRR)
Issue Position: NSA Warrantless Surveillance
Issue Position: Women's Issues
Issue Position: Election Reform
Issue Position: Civil Rights: Affirmative Action
Issue Position: Health Care
Issue Position: Jazz
Issue Position: Toxic Mold
Issue Position: Labor/Jobs
Issue Position: Immigration
Issue Position: Foreign Policy - Haiti
Issue Position: Social Security
Issue Position: Universal Health Care
Issue Position: Foreign Relations
Issue Position: Civil Liberties
Issue Position: Education for All Americans
Aug. 14, 2014 Rep. Conyers Statement on Tragic Events in Ferguson, Missouri
Aug. 14, 2014 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the Committee on the Judiciary - Hearing on Use of Excessive and Deadly Force by Police
Aug. 11, 2014 Letter to Eric Holder, US Attorney General - Investigating the Death of Michael Brown
Aug. 1, 2014 Prohibitions Relating to Deferred Action for Aliens
July 31, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, and Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Sound Alarm Over Toxic Weed Killer
July 30, 2014 Authorization to Initiate Litigation for Actions By the President
July 30, 2014 Medicare's 49th Birthday
July 29, 2014 Bipartisan Coalition of House Judiciary Committee Members Introduce the Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014
July 25, 2014 Leahy And Other Leaders Of Senate and House Judiciary Committees Hail Final Congressional Action On Pro-Consumer Cell Phone Legislation
July 22, 2014 Conyers: Water Shutoff Moratorium is an Important First Step in Safeguarding Detroiters' Right to Access Water
July 22, 2014 STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014
July 22, 2014 Nelson Mandela Day
July 19, 2014 Ellison, Progressive Caucus Calls on Congress to Let Diplomacy Work on Iran Nuclear Deal
July 18, 2014 Conyers & Scott Hail Sentencing Commission's Vote Providing Retroactive Fairness for Low Level Offenders
July 18, 2014 Letter to Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa, King of the Amiri Court in Riffa Place - Expulsion of Tom Malinowski
July 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President; John Kerry, Secretary of State - Cease-Fire Agreement Between Israel and Palestine
July 17, 2014 Introduction of the "Protecting Employees and Retirees in Municipal Bankruptcies Act of 2014"
July 17, 2014 Introduction of the Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act of 2014
July 16, 2014 Conyers Introduces Two Bills Safeguarding Public Employees, Retirees & Access to Utilities During Bankruptcy Proceedings
July 16, 2014 Conyers: "Speaker Boehner's Lawsuit Against President Obama is Unfounded & Unnecessary"
July 15, 2014 Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
July 10, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves Satellite Television Reauthorization
July 7, 2014 Conyers Continues Campaign Against Water Shutoffs Veteran Congressman Stands in Solidarity with Detroit Water Brigade & Shutoff Victims
July 2, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Letter on Iraq Action
July 1, 2014 As House Republicans Block Immigration Reform, Conyers Backs President Obama's Strategy
June 30, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Ruling an Affront to Reproductive Rights, While Opening Door to Employer Discrimination"
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