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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

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: Toxic Mold
Issue Position: Tort Reform
Issue Position: Universal Health Care
Issue Position: Health Care
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
June 26, 2014 Conyers & Cohen: "Supreme Court Reaffirms Centrality of Patient Safety When Accessing Healthcare Clinics"
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 16, 2014 Congressman Honda Introduces Toxic Exposure Research and Military Support Act of 2014
June 16, 2014 Conyers Joins with Congressman Honda to Introduce Toxic Exposure Research & Military Family Support Act
April 25, 2014 Conyers Announces Over $7.3 Million in Grant Funding for Medical & Educational Institutions in Michigan
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 24, 2014 Conyers: Under Obamacare, Michigan Medicare Enrollees Have Saved $350 Million on Prescription Drugs
March 17, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, John Culberson, Pete Visclosky, Sanford Bishop - Increase Funding for Military and Veteran Suicide Prevention and Outreach Programs
March 5, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration - FDA's Proposed Rule to Protect Consumers of Generic Drugs
Feb. 27, 2014 Conyers Calls on Conservatives to End Ideological Crusade Against Health & Safety Protections
Feb. 26, 2014 All Economic Regulations are Transparent Act of 2014
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 6, 2014 Conyers Welcomes President Obama's Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence
Dec. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Nov. 20, 2013 Letter to Co-Chairs Patty Murray and Paul Ryan, Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Conference Committee - Protect Social Security and Medicare
Nov. 18, 2013 Continuing to Push for Medicaid Expansion
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency Act of 2013
Oct. 30, 2013 Conyers Announces $1.6 Million in Head Start Grant Funding for Metropolitan Children & Youth Inc.
Aug. 15, 2013 Conyers Announces Henry Ford Health System Awarded $441k for Nursing Research
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services - Reevaluate Discriminatory Blood Donation Policy
Aug. 1, 2013 Honoring Medicare's 48th Birthday
July 31, 2013 Conyers Rallies Advocates Behind Medicare-for-All, on 48th Anniversary of Medicare
July 29, 2013 The Hill - Happy 48th birthday, Medicare
July 17, 2013 Conyers Condemns House Republican's 38th Attempt to Repeal Affordable Care Act
July 12, 2013 Health Centers to Help Uninsured Michiganians Gain Affordable Health Coverage
June 25, 2013 Introduction of the Nurse and Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2013
May 30, 2013 Letter to Ban Ki-Moon, Secretary General of the United Nations - Haitain Cholera Epidemic
May 28, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - VA Disability Claims Backlog
May 23, 2013 Cartwright, Conyers and Hahn Introduce Legislation to Create Greater Access to Substance Abuse Treatment
May 23, 2013 Cartwright, Conyers and Hahn Introduce Legislation to Create Greater Access to Substance Abuse Treatment
May 8, 2013 National Nurses Week
April 25, 2013 Conyers Co-Sponsors Legislation Boosting Mental Health Access to Veterans
April 24, 2013 Conyers Announces Medical Research Grants: $320k to Henry Ford Health System, $225k to Wayne State
April 22, 2013 Letter to John Culberson, Chair, and Sanford Bishop, Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans' Affairs and Related Agencies
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
Feb. 20, 2013 Letter to Susan Rice, United States Ambassador to the United Nations - Cholera in Haiti
Feb. 14, 2013 Conyers Reintroduces National Single-Payer Health Care Bill
Jan. 3, 2013 Introduction of the Health Insurance Industry Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2013
Dec. 31, 2012 Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2012
Dec. 18, 2012 Katie Sepich Enhanced DNA Collection Act of 2012
Dec. 5, 2012 Elimination of Reporting Requirement for Unfunded DNA Identification Grant Program
Oct. 16, 2012 Letter to King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa
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