Thursday, March 17, 2016

Congressman John Conyers to Join National Action Network for Press Conference To Urge Congressional Action on the Flint Water Crisis

Immediately following the testimony of Michigan Republican Governor Rick Snyder before the House Oversight Committee, Congressman John Conyers (D-MI), Rev. Sharpton and Rev. Williams will join families from Flint, Michigan that have been impacted by the water crisis to call for a greater Congressional response.

WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, March 17, 2016, U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13) will join the National Action Network in urging Congressional action to resolve the Flint water crisis and to announce introduction of legislation to reform the Michigan Emergency Financial Manager law.

Dean of the u.S. House
of Representatives
John Conyers, Jr.
WHO:  U.S. Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13)
Rev. Al Sharpton, President and Founder of National Action Network
Rev. Charles Williams, President of National Action Network Michigan Chapter
Families from Flint, Michigan affected by water crisis

WHAT:  Press conference to announce introduction of legislation to reform the MI Emergency Financial Manager law and urge Congressional action to resolve the Flint water crisis.

WHEN:  Thursday, March 17, 2016 – NOON

WHERE:  House TriangleU.S. Capitol Complex (map)
*Please note the House Triangle is adjacent to the intersection of Independence Avenue and South Capitol Street SE. *

All media is invited to attend/cover the press conference. For any specific questions, please reach out to Stephanie Báez at(202) 999 – 9699.

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