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John Conyers, Jr.'s Public Statements on Issue: Arts, Entertainment, and History

Office: U.S. House (MI) - District 13, Democratic
Date Title
Dec. 7, 2016 Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016
July 7, 2016 Letter to Robert A. McDonald, Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs - Call on Department of Veterans Affairs to Ban Confederate Flags from Veteran Cemeteries
May 13, 2016 Conyers Urges Congress to Support Fair Pay for Artists & Musicians
May 13, 2016 Ranking Member Conyers Urges Congress to Support Fair Pay for Artists & Musicians
Nov. 4, 2015 Goodlatte & Conyers Statement On The Passing Of Former Rep. Howard Coble
Sept. 28, 2015 Celebrating the Life of Rep. Louis Stokes
Sept. 16, 2015 National Liberty Memorial Clarification Act of 2015
Aug. 19, 2015 Conyers Grieves The Loss of CBC Co-Founder, Louis B. Stokes
Aug. 17, 2015 John Conyers Mourns the Passing of Ex- State Senator Julian Bond of Atlanta, Ga.
July 30, 2015 Letter to Jack Lew, Secretary for the Department of Treasury - Retain Hamilton on Ten Dollar Bill
July 29, 2015 Huffington Post - Achieving A "More Perfect Union" Requires Acknowledging Our Past Injustices
June 9, 2015 House Judiciary Committee Applauds House Passage Of Bipartisan Cultural Exchange Bill
April 14, 2015 Honoring the Life and Contributions of Congressman Bob Kastenmeier
April 13, 2015 Reps. Nadler and Blackburn Introduce the Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015
March 26, 2015 The 225th Anniversary of the Patent Act Celebration
March 24, 2015 House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill to Facilitate Art & Cultural Artifact Exchange
Jan. 1, 2015 Issue Position: Jazz
Dec. 19, 2014 Goodlatte & Conyers: We Cannont Allow Foreign Dictators to Threaten our Freedoms
Nov. 25, 2014 Five Major Sports Leagues Respond to Congressional Letter on Domestic Violence Policies
Sept. 10, 2014 Letter to Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the National Footbal League - Seeking Answers in the Ray Rice Domestic Violence Incident
July 30, 2014 Medicare's 49th Birthday
July 22, 2014 Nelson Mandela Day
June 20, 2014 House Passes Conyers Amendment to Prevent Shoulder-Fired Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Syrian
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Music Licensing Under Title 17 Part One
May 29, 2014 Conyers Introduces "RESPECT Act" to Ensure Fairness for Music Legends & Motown Greats
May 28, 2014 Conyers Honors the Life and Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 6, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Increase Access to Foreign Art in U.S. Museums and School
May 1, 2014 Conyers Salutes $25,000 in Grant Funding to Detroit Public Television
April 17, 2014 Conyers Applauds $90,000 in Grant Awards to Further Embolden the Detroit Arts
March 27, 2014 Conyers Kicks Off Jazz Appreciation Month by Introducing a Bill to Preserve & Promote Jazz
March 26, 2014 National Jazz Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act of 2014
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson - National Endowment for the Arts Funding
April 19, 2013 Letter to Chairman Simpson and Ranking Member Moran - National Endowment for the Humanities Funding
Sept. 21, 2012 Sensenbrenner and Conyers Introduce Athlete Due Process Protection Act
March 19, 2012 Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act
March 19, 2012 House Passes Chabot-Conyers Bill Encouraging Foreign Countries to Lend Cultural Works to American Museums
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Reparations
Jan. 1, 2012 Issue Position: Jazz
Aug. 22, 2011 Conyers Introduces Legislation to Preserve Jazz as a National Treasure
July 15, 2011 Conyers: Allegations That News Corp. Violated Privacy of 9/11 Victims Are Disturbing and Require Thorough Review
May 6, 2011 Letter to Chairman Mica, Ranking Member Rahall, Chairman Duncan and Ranking Member DeFazio
March 14, 2011 The Prevent Lockout of Athletes This Year Act
March 14, 2011 Conyers Introduces the PLAY Act, the "Prevent Lockout of Athletes This Year Act"
Feb. 28, 2011 Honoring the Embassy of Turkey and the Ertegun Family for Their Contribution to Jazz
Jan. 18, 2011 Conyers Calls on the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Today
Dec. 30, 2010 Conyers Mourns the Passing of Friend and Jazz Legend Dr. Billy Taylor
June 2, 2010 Conyers Announces AmeriCorps Grant for Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services, ACCESS, of Dearborn Michigan
May 14, 2009 Conyers Makes Statement Regarding The Performance Rights Act (H.R. 848)
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