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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Unemployed and Low-Income

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
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
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Date Title
Issue Position: Mold
Issue Position: Labor Issues
July 17, 2014 Introduction of the Preventing Termination of Utility Services in Bankruptcy Act of 2014
June 26, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Detroit Water Shutoffs
June 26, 2014 Letter to Sue McCormick, Director and Chief Executive Officer of Detroit Water and Sewerage Department - Detroit Water Shutoffs
June 26, 2014 Letter to Sylvia Burwell, Department of Health & Human Services - Detroit Water Shutoffs
June 20, 2014 After Failing to Renew Unemployment Insurance, Congress Is a Culprit in Foreclosure Crisis
June 10, 2014 House Passes Conyers Amendment to Fully Fund Center to Combat Homelessness
June 9, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
May 6, 2014 Conyers: "Extending Unemployment Insurance Is the Least Congress Can Do"
April 10, 2014 Progressive Caucus: Time to Renew Unemployment Insurance
April 9, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Immediate Vote on Unemployment Insurance Deal
April 4, 2014 Letter to Jack Kingston, Chairman and Rosa DeLauro, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Labor for Health and Human Services and Education - Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Funding
March 24, 2014 Conyers: Under Obamacare, Michigan Medicare Enrollees Have Saved $350 Million on Prescription Drugs
March 13, 2014 Letter to Janet Yellen, Chairwoman of the Federal Reserve - Focus on Full Employment
March 6, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Don't Leave Jobless Veterans Behind
Feb. 27, 2014 Obama Administration Teaming Up with Businesses & Community Organizations to Improve Educational & Vocational Opportunities for Minority Youth
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 16, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives and Eric Cantor, Majority Leader of the House of Representatives - Emergency Unemployment Compensation
Jan. 8, 2014 The 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty
Jan. 8, 2014 On 50th Anniversary, Conyers Calls for a Renewed "War on Poverty" & Widespread Unemployment
Jan. 7, 2014 Conyers Urges House Republicans to Follow Senate's Bipartisan Lead & Extend Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 12, 2013 Conyers Votes Against Budget Deal, Calls for Congress to Immediately Pass Extension of Jobless Aid
Dec. 11, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House of Representatives - Republicans Must Not Adjourn for Year without Extending Federal Unemployment Insurance
Dec. 10, 2013 Conyers: 43,800 Michiganders Slated to Lose Jobless Aid on December 28th Without Congressional Action
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
Nov. 1, 2013 Conyers Calls for Immediate Consideration of his Extend -- Not Cut -- SNAP Legislation
Oct. 29, 2013 Conyers, Congressional Colleagues, and Advocates Call to Extend - Not Cut - SNAP Benefits
Oct. 16, 2013 The Extend Not Cut SNAP Benefits Act of 2013
Aug. 30, 2013 Conyers: To Truly Celebrate Labor Day We Must Emphasize Full Employment and a $15 Minimum Wage Rep. Conyers to March in Solidarity Alongside UAW and AFSCME on Labor Day
July 30, 2013 Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2014
July 11, 2013 Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act of 2013
June 25, 2013 Reps. Nadler, Conyers Push for Sweeping Reform of Nation's Housing Discrimination Laws
June 17, 2013 Introduction of the Youth Jobs Act
June 17, 2013 SNAP Cuts in the Farm Bill
June 14, 2013 Over Two Dozen Members of Congress Protest SNAP Cuts, Live on Food Budget of $4.50/day
May 17, 2013 Roll Call - An Answer to Unemployment: A Jobs-for-All Bill
April 9, 2013 Letter to President Obama - Vote Against Benefit Cuts
April 5, 2013 Conyers: March Jobs Report Lays Bare Pain of Budgetary Sequester Conyers Urges Vote on his Legislation Repealing the Sequester
March 13, 2013 Preserving the Welfare Work Requirement and TANF Extension Act of 2013
March 6, 2013 Conyers: Sequester is Not the Answer
Feb. 15, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
Dec. 7, 2012 Letter to House and Senate Leadership - Unemployment
April 17, 2012 Same Old Republican Tricks: No to the Buffett Rule, Another Yes to Voucherizing Medicare and Taxing the Poor
Dec. 13, 2011 Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011
Dec. 13, 2011 Conyers: Congress Must Pass Clean Unemployment Insurance Extension
Nov. 17, 2011 Republican Bill Slams Courthouse Door in the Face of the Poor
July 15, 2011 Letter to Barack H. Obama, President of the United States - Protect Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security
July 15, 2011 Cicilline to Leader Pelosi: Protect Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid Benefits
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