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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
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
June 25, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - An Administration Made Disaster: The South Texas Border Surge of Unaccompanied Alien Minors
June 25, 2014 Conyers: "Human Tragedy Along Southern Border Should Not Be a Partisan Issue"
June 25, 2014 Congressional Homelessness Caucus Hosts Briefing On Violence Against the Homeless
June 25, 2014 Sen. Cardin, Rep. Conyers, CPC, CBC, CHC and CAPAC Leaders, Launch #MoreThanAProfile
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Trade Secrets: Promoting and Protecting American Innovation, Competitiveness and Market Access in Foreign Markets
June 24, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - The Proposed Merger of AT&T and DirecTV
June 23, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Coble, Nadler Applaud Senate Agreement on Cell Phone Unlocking Bill
June 20, 2014 Letter to Slcan Gibson, Department of Veterans Affairs - Sexual Assault Claims
June 20, 2014 Letter to Sloan Gibson, Acting Secretary of Veterans Affairs - VA Care for Victims of Sexual Assault
June 20, 2014 After Failing to Renew Unemployment Insurance, Congress Is a Culprit in Foreclosure Crisis
June 20, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Net Neutrality: Is Antitrust Law More Effective Than Regulation in Protecting Consumers and Innovation?
June 20, 2014 House Passes Conyers Amendment to Prevent Shoulder-Fired Anti-Aircraft Missiles to Syrian
June 20, 2014 Letter to Carolyn Colvin, Commissioner of Social Security Administration - Reconsideration of SSA Decisions
June 19, 2014 Conyers Praises Affordable Care Act for Reducing Premiums in Michigan
June 19, 2014 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015
June 18, 2014 Conyers: "Judiciary Republicans Approve Bill to Spend Billions Reviewing All Federal Regulations"
June 18, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Butterfield and Price Press EPA Administrator for Stricter Standards on Coal Ash
June 18, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Markup of H.R. 3086, The Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act
June 17, 2014 Letter to Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce - Level Playing Field For U.S. Steel Manufacturers
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
June 12, 2014 Conyers Introduces New Legislation to Protect Student Loan Borrowers
June 12, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State, and Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative - End Trade Negotiations with Brunei
June 11, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Oversight of the Federal Bureau of Investigation
June 10, 2014 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015
June 10, 2014 Hearing of the House Judiciary Committee - Music Licensing Under Title 17 Part One
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
June 2, 2014 Letter to Patrick Leahy, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee - Campaign Finance Decisions
May 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Haitian Family Reunification Parole Program
May 30, 2014 Conyers: Intelligence Community is Not Exempt from Congressional Oversight & Public Accountability
May 29, 2014 Letter to John Kerry, Secretary of State - Human Rights Abuses in Honduras
May 29, 2014 USA FREEDOM Act
May 29, 2014 Conyers Introduces "RESPECT Act" to Ensure Fairness for Music Legends & Motown Greats
May 29, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Protect Workers' Rights in TPP Negotiations
May 29, 2014 Letter to Thomas Vilsack, Secretary of the United States Department of Agriculture- Protect Captive Orcas and Marine Mammals
May 28, 2014 Conyers Honors the Life and Legacy of Dr. Maya Angelou
May 28, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - Profiling at Courthouses
May 27, 2014 Letter to Ashley Higgins, United States Department of Education - Gainful Employment Rule
May 22, 2014 USA FREEDOM Act
May 22, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, Scott, Nadler, and Forbes Applaud House Passage of the USA Freedom Act
May 21, 2014 Letter to Shelley Capito, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit - The Bureau Arbitration Fairness Act
May 21, 2014 Johnson & Conyers urge House to reject flawed legislation that strips Americans of their access to courts
May 16, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Examination of Education Equity Today
May 16, 2014 Letter to Arne Duncan, Secretary, Department of Education
May 14, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Federal Communications Commission Chairman- Demanding-Net-Neutrality
May 13, 2014 Letter to Melvin L. Watt, Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency - Regarding New Federal Foreclosure Assistance for Detroit
May 12, 2014 Letter to Tom Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Regarding a Competitive Bidding Process in Incentive Auction
May 8, 2014 Letter to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development - Regarding Fair Housing
May 7, 2014 House Judiciary Committee Approves USA FREEDOM Act
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