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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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June 9, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN BRENDA LAWRENCE TO ATTEND OCCUPY CORNER KICK-OFF

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) will join Council Member Sheffield, Mayor Duggan, Congresswoman Lawrence, Chief Craig, Sheriff Napoleon and a host of others to kick-off Occupy the Corner – Detroit 2016.

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

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) joined Congressman John Conyers, Jr. during a press conference to announce the introduction of the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide dedicated funding to modernize U.S. water infrastructure.

May 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) will join Congressman John Conyers, Jr. during a press conference to announce the introduction of the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide dedicated funding to modernize U.S. water infrastructure and help to combat water infrastructure needs across the country.


WHO: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14)

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.

March 18, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON — House Democrats led by their Michigan delegation are pushing to reform the states’s emergency financial manager law in the wake of the Flint water crisis.

March 18, 2016 In The News

Washington — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and federal Environmental Protection Agency head Gina McCarthy faced scathing criticism and calls to resign Thursday during a combative congressional hearing on the Flint water contamination crisis.

Democrats on the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee concentrated their fire on Snyder, who acknowledged state failures. The GOP governor told lawmakers that “career bureaucrats” lacked common sense when they didn’t require corrosion control chemicals in Flint water.

March 4, 2016 Video

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) recently discussed the Flint water crisis and environmental injustice throughout the nation on The Bill Press Show.

To view the program, click below.

 

March 3, 2016 Press Release

DETROIT – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), today will host the 26 Member Congressional Delegation for an evening briefing in Detroit in preparation for tomorrow’s Speak-Out event, led by Rep. Dan Kildee, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus.