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Congressman John Conyers

Representing the 13th District of Michigan

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September 20, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 19, 2016 Press Release

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.

September 10, 2016 Press Release

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:

September 1, 2016 Press Release

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:

August 18, 2016 Press Release

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:

July 27, 2016 Op-eds

I have spent my career fighting for the principles I believe in – Jobs, Justice, and Peace — while at the same time working across the aisle, whenever possible, to achieve positive results for the constituents I represent in my congressional district.  This includes key legislation concerning public health and safety; civil and criminal justice; civil rights and civil liberties; and most import

July 26, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs; Representative John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member of the House Committee on the Judiciary; and Representative Bennie G.

July 25, 2016 Press Release

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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:

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