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Representing the 13th District of Michigan

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March 22, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) today reintroduced the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide nearly $35 billion annually to modernize U.S. water infrastructure. The WATER Act funds infrastructure projects by closing a loophole on offshore corporate profits.

March 21, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder sent a letter to the entire Michigan Congressional Delegation informing them of his opposition to the American Health Care Act, the House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump backed plan to sharply cut Medicaid and reduce taxes for the wealthiest Americans.

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March 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) released the following statement after Secretary Ben Carson’s comments:

March 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -Today, President Trump issued a revised version of his original executive order drastically altering our refugee and visa system. In response, Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Dan Kildee (MI-5), Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following joint statement:

March 2, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representatives Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), John Conyers Jr. (D-MI), Ryan Costello (R-PA), and Diana DeGette (D-CO) introduced the bipartisan Preventing Maternal Deaths Act to help save women’s lives and  improve the quality of healthcare and health outcomes for moms and babies.

 

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February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (MI-14), Sander Levin (MI-9), Dan Kildee (MI-5), Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today issued the following joint statement concerning their guests for Trump’s joint address to Congress:

February 28, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congressman John Conyers, Jr (MI-14) today released the following statement:

February 17, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC Representative John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), with support from 28 Democratic Members of Congress, reintroduced H.R.

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September 18, 2015 In The News

The Federal Reserve may not have raised its benchmark interest rate on Thursday, but advocates of full employment still worry it could do so before the economy is ready.

January 19, 2015 In The News

The "dean" of the House of Representatives is only a ceremonial role -- there's no salary bump, extra staff or security detail. But it's a special honor for Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.), who is now the longest active serving member of Congress and the first African American to earn the distinction.

August 14, 2014 In The News

From time to time, we get fleeting glimpses into the possibility of a left-right alliance on issues where the preoccupations of civil liberties progressives and libertarian conservatives intersect: The surprising bipartisan alliance to defund NSA surveillance; the demand for more transparency into Obama’s drone program; the increasing chatter on drug war and sentencing reform.