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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
Date Title
Feb. 25, 2014 Conyers Praises President Obama's Establishment of a Detroit Manufacturing Innovation Institute
Feb. 21, 2014 Conyers Concerned Detroit Bankruptcy Plan Will Unfairly Harm Workers
Feb. 21, 2014 Letter to Chuck Hagel, Secretary of the Department of Defense - Predatory Lenders
Feb. 20, 2014 Letter to Michael Froman, US Trade Representative - Retain Strong Environmental Protections in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)
Feb. 19, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Exclude 'Chained CPI' from Budget
Feb. 18, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Increase Funding for Special Education
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Reveal Top Line Intelligence Spending Levels in FY2015 Budget
Feb. 12, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Call for Diplomacy with Iran
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Federal Building Concession Workers in Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage
Feb. 11, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administration, Environmental Protection Agency - Protection for Agricultural Workers Exposed to Pesticides
Feb. 10, 2014 Letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) - Great Lakes Navigation System
Feb. 7, 2014 Conyers Lauds Presidential Commission's Bipartisan Approach to Addressing Voting Problems
Feb. 5, 2014 Conyers, Wilson & Experts Advance Necessity of Full Employment Agenda at Forum, "Employment: A Human Right"
Feb. 4, 2014 As Bipartisan Concern Grows, Conyers Urges Surveillance Overhaul At Judiciary Hearing
Feb. 3, 2014 Conyers Calls for End to Telephone Metadata Program on Eve of Judiciary Hearing on Surveillance Reform
Jan. 31, 2014 Quigley Joins Colleagues to Announce Creation of Full Employment Caucus
Jan. 30, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Full LIHEAP Funding in 2015 Budget
Jan. 28, 2014 No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2014
Jan. 28, 2014 Conyers Assails Republicans' Fixation on Rolling Back Women's Rights
Jan. 28, 2014 Hoyer, Pelosi, Slaughter & DeGette, Along with 87 Members of Congress File Amicus Brief in Supreme Court Contraceptive Coverage Requirement Challenge
Jan. 24, 2014 Letter to Sally Jewell, Secretary, Department of the Interior - Conserve National Treasures Using Antiquities Act
Jan. 23, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, & Scott Hail Government Privacy Watchdog's Recommendation to End NSA's Mass-Surveillance Program
Jan. 22, 2014 Letter to Gina McCarthy, Administrator US Environmental Protection Agency - Strengthen Clean Water
Jan. 22, 2014 Conyers & Nadler Mark 41st Anniversary of Roe v. Wade with Call to Embolden Women's Rights
Jan. 17, 2014 Conyers, Nadler, and Scott Applaud the President's Pledge to End Bulk Collection at the NSA
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. 16, 2014 Leahy, Sensenbrenner & Conyers Lead Bipartisan, Bicameral Introduction Of Legislation To Restore The Voting Rights Act
Jan. 10, 2014 Letter to Samantha Power, Ambassador to the United Nations - Address Haiti Cholera Epidemic
Jan. 9, 2014 Conyers Objects to Congressional Giveaway to Corporate Polluters
Jan. 8, 2014 On 50th Anniversary, Conyers Calls for a Renewed "War on Poverty" & Widespread Unemployment
Jan. 8, 2014 The 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty
Jan. 7, 2014 Conyers Urges House Republicans to Follow Senate's Bipartisan Lead & Extend Unemployment Insurance
Jan. 6, 2014 Conyers Welcomes President Obama's Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence
Dec. 20, 2013 Letter to Michael Froman, Ambassador Office of the US Trade Representative - Question U.S. Trade Representative's Position on Tar Sands
Dec. 19, 2013 Conyers & Scott Praise President Obama's Sentence Reductions, Call for Further Sentencing Reform
Dec. 19, 2013 Conyers & Progressive Caucus Laud NSA Review, Urges President Obama to Swiftly Undertake Necessary Reforms
Dec. 17, 2013 After Federal Ruling, Conyers Renews Calls for Legislative Hearings on Surveillance Reform
Dec. 16, 2013 Conyers Highlights Consumer Rebates & Improved Health Insurance Standards Under Affordable Care Act
Dec. 16, 2013 Letter to Rand Beers, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security - Request for Meeting to Discuss Humanitarian Concerns
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Ray Mabus, Secretary, Department of the Navy - Detroit for USS DETROIT (LCS 7)
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Arne Duncan, US Secretary of Education - Regulations to Protect Students from Unmanageable Debt and Worthless Degrees
Dec. 13, 2013 Letter to Eric Shinseki, Secretary of the US Department of Veterans Affairs - Veteran Military Sexual Trauma Survivors
Dec. 12, 2013 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Keystone XL Environmental Review
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. 11, 2013 Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act
Dec. 10, 2013 Conyers: 43,800 Michiganders Slated to Lose Jobless Aid on December 28th Without Congressional Action
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 Fast Food Chains - Raising Minimum Wage
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