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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan

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June 5, 2017 Press Release

Last week, Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich), visited student participants in the Capitol Hill Challenge from Detroit Delta Preparatory Academy for Social Justice and Barth Primary Academy. During these visits, the congressman spoke about the benefits of this challenge

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, May 24th at 9:45AM, Members of Congress will hold a press conference at the House Triangle to provide an update on the status of legislation to expand Medicare to a national, single payer system. Rep. John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), the sponsor of H.R.

May 23, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Congressman Jim McGovern led a letter signed by 64 Democratic Members of the House of Representatives to rebuke President Trump’s inconsistent and dangerous statements regarding U.S.

May 18, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) released the following statement after reports that Ford will cut 10 percent of its workforce:

May 11, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ) and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), First Vice Chair Rep. Mark Pocan (D-WI), CPC Peace and Security Taskforce Chair Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), and Rep. John Conyers, Jr.

May 9, 2017 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) released the following statement on Jewish American Heritage Month, which is observed throughout the month of May:

May 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C  – Congressman John Conyers, Jr., the Dean of the House of Representatives, released the following statement after Republicans passed TrumpCare on a party-line vote:

“I’ve served in Congress for 52 years and it’s hard for me to recall a time when we’ve voted on something so obviously and intentionally harmful to seniors and working people in this country.

April 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, following a chemical attack on civilians attributed to the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, United States military forces launched a missile strike on a Syrian airbase.  Rep. John Conyers, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary, issued the following statement in response:

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April 4, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) and Congressman John Lewis, veterans of the civil rights movement, led more than 50 Members of Congress in introducing H.Res. 246, a resolution to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the April 4, 1967 “Beyond Vietnam” sermon given by Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Riverside Church in Harlem, New York.

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.

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