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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Agriculture and Food

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
Primary Aug. 5, 2014
General Nov. 4, 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
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
Feb. 28, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Honeybee Research Funding
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Debbie Stabenow, Chairwoman, Senate Committee on Agriculture and Collin Peterson, Ranking Member, House of Representatives Committee on Agriculture - No Further Cuts to SNAP in the Farm Bill Conference Report
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack - Encourage Responsible Stewardship of Tongass National Forest
Aug. 2, 2013 Letter to Ranking Member Collin Peterson, House Committee on Agriculture - Reject Rep. King's Provision on Farm Bill
July 16, 2013 Introducing the "Saving America's Pollinators Act of 2013" - Extension of Remarks
July 11, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
July 10, 2013 Vote on Amendment H. AMDT. 227 to H.R. 1947, The "Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013"
June 20, 2013 Conyers: Republican Agriculture Guestworker Plan is Nothing More Than "Self-Deportation"
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
April 17, 2013 Letter to Chairman Aderholt and Ranking Member Farr, Subcommittee on Agriculture - Additional Funding for Child Nutrition Programs
June 8, 2012 Letter to the Honorable Tom Vilsack, Secretary U.S. Department of Agriculture
Dec. 2, 2011 Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011
June 14, 2011 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012
March 2, 2011 Conyers: Women and Hispanic Farmer Settlement Restores Confidence in USDA
Nov. 30, 2010 Claims Resolution Act of 2010
Nov. 30, 2010 Conyers: Black Farmers' Claim Should Have Been Settled Years Ago
May 28, 2010 Tax Extenders Act of 2009
Sept. 9, 2008 Recognizing That We are Facing a Global Food Crisis
Oct. 5, 2007 Letter to the President of the United States, George W. Bush
Aug. 2, 2007 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008
July 30, 2007 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007
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