Washington D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), released the following statement on the death of Detroit federal Judge Anna Diggs Taylor:
“I am incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of my good friend Judge Anna Diggs Taylor. Judge Taylor was a pioneer who blazed a trail for countless women and African-Americans.
Washington, D.C. – Korean War veteran Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), issued a bipartisan joint statement with fellow veterans Rep. Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County), Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-IL), Rep. Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Rep. Carbajal (D-CA), Rep. DeFazio (D-OR), Rep. Brown (D-MD), Rep. Rush (D-IL), Rep. Jones (R-NC), Rep. Panetta (D-CA), Rep.
As Trump Prepares to Embark on Asia Trip, Senators Markey, Murphy, and Rep. Conyers Hold Press Conference Demanding Congressional Authorization Before First Strike on North Korea
Washington (October 26, 2017) – Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) and Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) led more than 60 members of Congress in introducing new bipartisan, bicameral legislation to ensure that President Donald Trump cannot attack North Korea without the approval of Congress by prohibiting any expenditure of funds for such a strike.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, President Donald Trump announced that he will be cutting off the Cost-Sharing Reduction payments required under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to reduce health insurance payments for millions of Americans. He also issued an executive order that will limit access to care for millions of Americans.
Washington, D.C.-House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement after the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas:
Detroit, MI – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr.
Today, a bipartisan group of 65 Members of Congress, led by Congressman John Conyers, Jr.
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