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Conyers: REINS Act Would Undermine Health and Safety, While Handing the Regulatory Keys to Big Business

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Today, House Judiciary Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) issued the following statement at the Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law hearing on the REINS Act, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny.At the first hearing of the reconstituted Subcommittee on Courts, Commercial and Administrative Law, we are being asked to focus on a newly introduced bill known... Read more »

Conyers: Patients' Rights Repeal Act Would Add 54 Million People to the Rolls of the Uninsured

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Today, House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) spoke on the House floor staunchly opposing the Patients’ Rights Repeal Act that would eliminate the essential provisions of health care reform, the Affordable Care Act. According to the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, if enacted, the repeal would increase the country’s deficit by $230 billion in the coming decad... Read more »

Conyers Introduces New Legislation to Hold Corporate Criminals Accountable for Dangerous Products

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Mich.) today introduced two bills designed to hold corporations and their officers accountable for criminal actions. The first bill, the Dangerous Products Warning Act, H.R. 6544, requires business entities to warn employees, consumers, and the appropriate federal officials of any product or service that poses a serious danger to the public, ... Read more »