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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan

Press Releases

July 22, 2016 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement after a U.S. District Court Judge signed an injunction to prohibit the enforcement of Michigan law P.A. 268, which bans straight-ticket voting:

July 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC—Today, Reps. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Jason Chaffetz, Chairman of the Oversight Committee, John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Committee on Judiciary, Stephen F. Lynch, and Hakeem Jeffries, introduced H. R.

July 20, 2016 Press Release
Congressman John Conyers, Jr.: A Record of Progress: A Summary of Legislative and Related Accomplishments, 1965-Present

Detroit, MI - Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) today released an updated version of  “A Record of Progress:  A Summary of Legislation and Related Accomplishments,” a 154-page report detailing his more than 50 years of public service on behalf of the people of Michigan.

July 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – The bipartisan working group on policing strategies – announced by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) – met to discuss the issues of the use of excessive force by police, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues.

July 13, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C.  – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) and Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) today announced the establishment of a working group to examine police accountability, aggression towards law enforcement, and public safety concerns related to these issues.

July 8, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) joined members of the Congressional Black Caucus at a press conference today to denounce the slayings of police officers in Dallas,  and the slayings of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and Philando Castile in Minnesota. Below are Congressman Conyers’ remarks as prepared for delivery: 

June 29, 2016 Press Release

BERKLEY, MI – Michigan Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives today continued to call for votes on bipartisan commonsense gun safety legislation.

June 29, 2016 Press Release
Congress to Kerry: UN Must Be Held Accountable For Haiti Cholera

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), the Dean of Congress, and Mia Love (R-UT) today led a bipartisan letter signed by 158 Members of the U.S. House of Representatives calling on the U.S.

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June 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement on the lawsuit filed by Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette yesterday:

June 22, 2016 Press Release

Washington, DC – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) released the following statement on the sit-in on the House floor today to demand action on gun violence:

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