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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
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
Dec. 10, 2013 Letter to Rajiv Shah, Administrator, US Agency for International Development - Reproductive Health as a Core Human Right
Dec. 5, 2013 Innovation Act
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
Dec. 4, 2013 Letter to Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
Dec. 3, 2013 Extension of Undetectable Firearms Act or 1988 for 10 Years
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Department of Justice - Request for DOJ to Collect More Data on "Stand Your Ground" Laws
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and USAID Administrator Raj Shah - Titus Joins Bipartisan Letter in Support of U.S. Airdrops of Food and Supplies to Remote Areas of the Philipines
Nov. 26, 2013 Conyers Flags $301 Million in Prescription Drug Savings for Michigan Seniors Under the Affordable Care Act
Nov. 26, 2013 Letter to Congressmen Bill Shuster, Barbara Boxer, Nick Rahall, and David Vitter - Water Resources Reform and Development Act
Nov. 21, 2013 P5+1 Negotiations with Iran
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 Congressional Black Caucus: Hunger in America
Nov. 18, 2013 Continuing to Push for Medicaid Expansion
Nov. 18, 2013 Keep Your Health Plan Act of 2013
Nov. 15, 2013 Letter to Senators Debbie Stabenow and Thad Cochran and Representatives Frank Lucas and Collin Peterson - Do No Cut Food Stamps
Nov. 14, 2013 Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013
Nov. 14, 2013 Letter to President Barack Obama - New AIDS Treatment Goal
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Outdated Fast Track For Trans-Pacific Partnership
Nov. 13, 2013 Conyers & CAPAC Encourages Support for Victims of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda
Nov. 13, 2013 Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency Act of 2013
Nov. 12, 2013 Letter to Thomas Curry, Comptroller of Currency, Chairman Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, and Chairman Gruenberg, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Prevent Big Banks from Gambling with Taxpayer Money
Nov. 8, 2013 Conyers Mourns Tragic Loss of Renisha McBride & Expresses Confidence in the Forthcoming Investigation of the Shooting Incident
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to Bob Goodlatte, Chairman House Judiciary Committee - Requesting a Hearing into Unresolved Alex Odeh Case
Nov. 6, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House and Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House - Federal Defender Services Funding
Nov. 4, 2013 Conyers Commends Justice Department's Dispatching of Federal Election Observers for Detroit Election Tomorrow
Nov. 1, 2013 Conyers Calls for Immediate Consideration of his Extend -- Not Cut -- SNAP Legislation
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Agriculture Thomas Vilsack - Provide Additional Resources to Address Colony Collapse Disorder
Oct. 31, 2013 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Government Shutdown
Oct. 30, 2013 Conyers Announces $1.6 Million in Head Start Grant Funding for Metropolitan Children & Youth Inc.
Oct. 30, 2013 Conyers Hails Report Finding That Nearly Half of Single Young Adults in New Health Insurance Marketplaces Can Get Coverage for $50 Or Less Per Month
Oct. 29, 2013 Retail Investor Protection Act
Oct. 29, 2013 Sensenbrenner & Conyers Introduce Bipartisan Legislation Curbing Government Surveillance
Oct. 29, 2013 Conyers, Congressional Colleagues, and Advocates Call to Extend - Not Cut - SNAP Benefits
Oct. 28, 2013 Conyers & Nadler Urge Supreme Court to Preserve Critical Legal Tool in the Fight Against Housing and Lending Discrimination
Oct. 23, 2013 Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013
Oct. 23, 2013 Reps. Nadler, Petri, and Conyers Reintroduce the Bipartisan State Secrets Protection Act
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Comptroller Thomas Curry, Office of Comptroller of the Currenty, Chairman Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve System, and Chairman Martin Gruenberg, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation - Prevent Big Banks from Gambling with Taxpayer Money
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Senators Barbara Mikulski and Richard Shelby and Representatives Harold Rogers and Nita Lowey - Continue to Fund the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
Oct. 16, 2013 The Extend Not Cut SNAP Benefits Act of 2013
Oct. 16, 2013 Conyers Urges House Republicans to End the Government Shutdown and Protect Head Start Programs in Michigan
Oct. 15, 2013 Conyers Calls on DOJ to Bring Justice in the Case of Alex Odeh
Oct. 14, 2013 Conyers Urges Boehner to Call for Immediate Vote on Lifting the Debt Ceiling
Oct. 13, 2013 Conyers Signs Petition to Reopen the Government, Calls on Republicans to Sign On
Oct. 10, 2013 Commemorating Taiwan's 102nd Double Ten Day
Oct. 9, 2013 Conyers Condemns Threats to Judiciary at Forum on the Government Shutdown and Sequestration
Oct. 5, 2013 Letter to Speaker of the House John Boehner - Demand a Vote on Bill to Reopen Government
Oct. 4, 2013 In Recognition of "National Manufacturing Day"
Oct. 2, 2013 Progressive Change Campaign Committee: Social Security Protectors
Oct. 1, 2013 Conyers Warns of Dire Prospects for Federal Government and the Nation in Face of Government Shutdown
Sept. 25, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Clean Increase in Debt Ceiling
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