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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
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
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 Arne Duncan, Secretary, Department of Education
May 16, 2014 Letter to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General, Government Accountability Office - Examination of Education Equity Today
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
May 6, 2014 Conyers: "Extending Unemployment Insurance Is the Least Congress Can Do"
May 6, 2014 House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Increase Access to Foreign Art in U.S. Museums and School
May 5, 2014 Chairman Goodlatte Announces Markup of Bipartisan Bill to Ban Bulk Collection
May 5, 2014 House Judiciary Committee to Hold Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Hearing on Thursday
May 1, 2014 Conyers Salutes $25,000 in Grant Funding to Detroit Public Television
April 29, 2014 Conyers: Full Employment Essential to Closing Widening Racial Wealth Gap
April 25, 2014 Conyers Announces Over $7.3 Million in Grant Funding for Medical & Educational Institutions in Michigan
April 23, 2014 Conyers & Scott: "Obama Administration's Clemency Initiative a Building Block in Meaningful Criminal Justice Reform"
April 22, 2014 Conyers: Supreme Court Ruling Poses Another Obstacle to Racial Progress & Diversity
April 18, 2014 Letter to Joseph Kabila Kabange, President, and Augustin Matata Ponyo, Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo - End Delays in US Adoptions from Democratic Republic of Congo
April 17, 2014 Conyers Applauds $90,000 in Grant Awards to Further Embolden the Detroit Arts
April 16, 2014 On Anniversary of Senate Immigration Reform Legislation, Conyers & Lofgren Highlight A Year of House Inaction
April 15, 2014 On Tax Day, Conyers Calls for a Fairer Tax Code for America's Working Families
April 10, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Declassify the Senate Report on CIA Interrogation Program
April 10, 2014 Letter to John S. Pistole, Administrator of Transportation Security Administration - House Members Seek Information on Expansion of TSA Behavior Detection Programs
April 10, 2014 Conyers Reintroduces Legislation Restoring Voting Rights to Ex-Offenders
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 9, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
April 8, 2014 Conyers Decries Senseless Beating of Steve Utash, Calls for Full Investigation
April 7, 2014 Letter to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security - No Fly Lists
April 7, 2014 Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2014
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
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Conyers Criticizes Supreme Court Ruling As Another Blow to Democracy
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 2, 2014 The 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act
April 1, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee - Increase Funding for Fire and Emergency Response Teams
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House, Eric Cantor, House Majority Leader, Bob Goodlatte, Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee - Voting Rights Act
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Eliminate Immigrant Detention Bed Quota
March 31, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security of the House Appropriations Committee - Flood Risk Mitigation Funding
March 31, 2014 Letter to Tom Latham, Chairman, and Ed Pastor, Ranking Member, of the House Appropriations Committee
March 28, 2014 Letter to John Carter, Chairman, and David Price, Ranking Member, of the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, House Appropriations Committee - Fund Non-Profit Security Grant Program
March 28, 2014 Goodlatte, Conyers, Sensenbrenner, and Scott Statement on President's Proposed Changes to Intelligence-Gathering Programs
March 28, 2014 Letter to Ken Calvert, Chairman and Jim Moran, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies, of the Committee on Appropriations - Funding for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative
March 28, 2014 Conyers Hails $1 Million in Great Lakes Restoration Grant Funding for Green Infrastructure Projects
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 27, 2014 Letter to John Boehner, Speaker of the House - Improve the Voting Rights Amendment Act
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
March 25, 2014 Conyers Welcomes Obama Administration's Steps Toward Surveillance Reform
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