Detroit, MI – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) today announced more than $2 million in federal funding for police departments in Detroit and Melvindale. The federal funding was allocated through the U.S.
Washington, DC – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) today released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) which provides $170 million in funding to replace water infrastructure in communities such as Flint, Michigan:
Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.), leaders of the bipartisan Policing Strategies Working Group, today issued the following joint statement on the police-involved shootings in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Charlotte, North Carolina and subsequent protests:
WASHINGTON, D.C. – CBC Chairman G. K. Butterfield (D-NC), Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), and Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) issued the following response to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) regarding the Republican spending bill:
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke released the following statement on a letter she and several colleagues sent to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), calling on the agency to extend Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for eligible nationals of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone for eighteen months, from November 21, 2016 through May 21, 2018.
15 Members of the Michigan Delegation Send Letter of Support to Director of Missile Defense Agency
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Members of the Michigan Congressional delegation today sent a letter to Vice Admiral James D. Syring, Director of the Missile Defense Agency, to voice their strong support of Fort Custer Training Center, one of three locations under consideration for a possible Continental United States Interceptor Site. The letter was signed by U.S.
Detroit, MI – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette to reinstate the ban on straight party ticket voting in Michigan:
Conyers & Jackson Lee: Congress Must Pass Sentencing Reform
Washington, D.C. - House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) and House Judiciary Crime Subcommittee Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) released the following statements after the White House announced the commutation of the sentences of 111 individuals earlier this week:
Detroit, MI – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) today released the following statement after reports that the United Nations (UN) accepted its role in the Haiti cholera crisis: