Safeguarding Public Employee Benefits and Protecting Access to Vital Utilities

Legislation to strengthen protections for employees and retirees under chapter 9 municipality bankruptcy and to prevent termination of vital utilities for individuals in bankruptcy
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Conyers Witnesses President Obama Signing the Violence Against Women Act

The House voted 286 to 138 to pass the Senate version of VAWA, which included critical protections for the LGBT, immigrant, Native American communities and expands protections for campus security, and reduced the backlog for domestic violence evidence kits.
VAWA Signing

Election Reform

The 2012 election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system and alter the political landscape at the federal level. Voters were required to endure long lines and complained of election irregularities. Our commitment to reform election laws remains high.
VRA Rally

Immigration Reform

The need to reform our broken immigration system is just such a challenge. The need to bring millions of undocumented immigrants out of the shadows and onto a path to citizenship and to protect families from being torn apart is one of the most pressing civil rights issues we face today.
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Conyers Introduces Legislation to Safeguard Public Employee Benefits and to Protect Access to Vital Utilities

This legislation would safeguard the earned benefits of public employees and protect individuals' access to vital utilities.

Republican Assault on Executive Authority

Both the "ENFORCE Act" and the "Faithful Execution of the Law Act" are clearly motivated by the Republican belief that President Obama has exceeded his authority in instances well grounded in traditional views of prosecutorial discretion and consistent with prior practices by previous administrations.

Election Reform

The 2012 election cycle saw unprecedented amounts of money flood the political system altering the political landscape at the federal level. Voters endured long lines and complained of election irregularities. We are committed to election law reform.

Immigration Reform

We all know the basic building blocks of any comprehensive immigration reform bill. They have not changed in years. The five key elements of any reform bill are:

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