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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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August 29, 2018 Blog Post

 The Congressional Black Caucus is pleased to introduce the Jobs and Justice Act of 2018, an omnibus piece of legislation that addresses a wide range of issues, from comprehensive criminal justice reform to policies that promote economic empowerment. The Jobs and Justice Act proposes bold solutions to address generations of social and economic inequities and injustices. Find the summary here.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to request information on the Department’s efforts to close the digital divide and ensure every student has access to affordable broadband internet in school and at home regardless of socio-economic status:

July 20, 2018 In The News

As co-chair of the Congressional Foster Youth Caucus, I am passionate about our foster youth — encouraging them, believing in them, and supporting their needs. In Congress, I have joined my colleagues in pushing for more resources and better programs to support one of our nation’s most vulnerable populations: our foster youth. They deserve our support, they deserve our sincere efforts, and most of all they deserve to be heard. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, a Detroit native, is a Democrat representing Michigan’s 14th District.

July 13, 2018 Page

Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday July 30, 2018

10:00am—11:30am

Lathrup Village Community Room

 27400 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076


Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday, July 30, 2018

6:00pm—7:30pm

Delite Café & Deli

June 22, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Rep. Lawrence statement on the Trump administration’s proposal to merge the Labor and Education departments as part of a broader reorganization of the federal government.

June 15, 2018 In The News

Michigan State Interim President John Engler rejected the growing calls for his resignation Friday, saying in a statement he will "continue to look ahead" amid the controversy over his emailed comments criticizing one of Larry Nassar's most prominent sexual assault victims.

June 14, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence announces a temporary funding expansion for public servants who were previously denied loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

June 6, 2016 Press Release

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence to Host Congressional Update Monday

Washington, DC – Tonight, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) will host a Congressional Update at 6:00 p.m. at Champp's West Bloomfield. The Congresswoman will give an update on her work in Washington and provide a brief question and answer session following.

WHO: Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence

WHAT: Congressional Update

WHEN: Monday, June 6, 2016 at 6:00 PM

March 18, 2016 In The News

DETROIT, MI -- Democrats in Congress on Thursday introduced a bill seeking to hinder emergency management policies that give far-reaching power over local governments to state appointees.

U.S. Rep. John Conyers, D-Detroit, introduced the bill with support from 30 other Democrats, including Michigan Reps. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Twp., and Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield.