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Conyers-Cummings-Lowey-Serrano Issue Statement Supporting D.C.’s Legal Interpretation of Initiative 71

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, House Appropriations Committee Ranking Member Nita Lowey, House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government Ranking Member José E. Serrano, and House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings issued the following statement in support of the District of Columbia’s legal authorit... Read more »

Conyers Opening Statement on Full Committee Hearing on President Obama's Executive Actions on Immigration

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Statement of Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. Hearing on: The Unconstitutionality of Obama’s Executive Actions on Immigration Committee on the Judiciary Wednesday February 25, 2015 2141 Rayburn Building In three days, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will run out of funds. While tens of thousands of federal government workers could be furloughed, around 200,000 workers will be forced to c... Read more »

Conyers, Goodlatte, Jackson Lee, and Sensenbrenner Introduce Bill to Implement Nuclear Terrorism Treaties

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House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.) House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Ranking Member Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.), today introduced the Nuclear Terrorism Conventions Implem... Read more »

Conyers-Lofgren Statement on Texas District Court Injunction

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U.S. Representatives John Conyers, Jr.(D-Mich.), Ranking Member on the House Judiciary Committee, and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), Ranking Member on the Immigration and Border Security Subcommittee, delivered the following statement today after a federal district court issued a preliminary injunction against Department of Homeland Security immigration directives issued in November 2014. “While we are d... Read more »

Rep. Conyers: Judiciary Committee Majority Engaged in Witch-Hunt as Millions of Americans Continue to Suffer Through Foreclosure Crisis

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Today, during a House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law hearing consumer protection and mortgage lending settlements, Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. issued the following opening statement, as prepared for delivery: “The stated purpose of today’s hearing is to determine whether there has been a misuse of mortgage settlement funds by the Administration for i... Read more »

Conyers Opening Statement on CAL Subcommittee Oversight Hearing on Mortgage Lending Settlements

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Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. Ranking Member for the Hearing “Consumers Shortchanged? Oversight of the Justice Department's Mortgage Lending Settlements” Before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law Thursday, February 12, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. 2141 Rayburn House Office Building The stated purpose of today’s hearing is to determine whether there has been a... Read more »

Reps. Sensenbrenner and Conyers Lead Bipartisan Reintroduction of Legislation to Restore the Voting Rights Act

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Today, House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations Chairman Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.) and House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers (D-Mich.) reintroduced the bipartisan Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2015. The legislation aims to uphold the most vital principles of the historic law, which was first enacted 50 years ago. Reps. Conyers and ... Read more »

Floor Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. in Opposition to H.R. 527 the "Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015"

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Floor Statement of the Honorable John Conyers, Jr. in Opposition to H.R. 527 the “Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015" February 5, 2015 [I yield myself such time as I may consume] M. Speaker – H.R. 527, the “Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act” threatens to substantially undermine agencies’ ability to effectively regulate areas such as consumer health ... Read more »