The #IranDeal accomplishes the core objective that the United States set out to accomplish in entering the negotiations in the first place. My op-ed in The Hill explains why I support this historic deal.
The New York Times: Congressman Conyers extends support to Mayor De Blasio at the unveiling of The Progressive AgendaRead this New York Times article on Mayor Bill de Blasio's unveiling of his campaign: an effort called “The Progressive Agenda,” a 13-point list of policies to promote liberal causes, like raising the federal minimum wage, mandating paid family leave and closing tax loopholes for the wealthy. The Progressive Agenda can be found at http://progressiveagenda.us. #p2agenda
My op-ed in the Detroit News urges immediate restoration of the Voting Rights Act. I implore my colleagues to come together to protect not only all of our citizens’ right to vote, but to safeguard democracy itself.
Huffington Post: Congress Should Heed Pope Francis' Call to Answer the 'Cry of the Earth and the Cry of the Poor'My op-ed on Huffington Post breaks down how climate change will impact our community and why Congress cannot delay reforms any longer.
February 4, 2016 Press Release
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, four Democratic members of the Michigan Congressional Delegation, U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Debbie Dingell (MI-12), Daniel T. Kildee (MI-5), and Brenda L.
January 6, 2016 Press Release
“The calendar has changed and the Speaker has changed, but the Republican playbook remains the same: more Republican attacks on women’s health care and affordable health insurance for working families. Instead of going after Planned Parenthood and attempting to dismantle the affordable health coverage of 22 million Americans, Speaker Ryan and House Republicans should be working on a real priority for Americans: job creation and leveling the playing field for struggling American workers who haven’t yet experienced any economic recovery.”