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Today, Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus Co-Chairs Diana DeGette (D-CO) and Louise Slaughter (D-NY) led members of the House of Representatives in denouncing President Trump’s dangerous contraception rule. This rule will restrict women’s access to contraception and allows virtually anyone, including bosses, health plans, and schools to discriminate against women by refusing to cover birth control.
CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE NAMED ADOPTION COALITION CO-CHAIR FOR THE 114TH CONGRESS
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) has been named the newest co-chair for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), in partnership with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA).
CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE AND STATE REP. MOSS TO HONOR LOCAL HEALTH CARE ACTIVIST
WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and State Representative Jeremy Moss (D-Southfield) will hold a press conference to honor local health care activist, Rose Ibokette-Perkins. After losing her son to Adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), Ms. Ibokett-Perkins’ advocated for change. Through her advocacy work with Congresswoman Lawrence in Washington and Representative Moss locally, a newborn ALD screening panel has been added successfully.
CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION IN TEXAS REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS CASE
WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, rejecting Texas’s efforts to undermine a woman’s constitutionally protected right to make her own health decisions:
CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE INTRODUCES H.R. 5543 - THE ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH WORKFORCE ACT OF 2016
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced H.R. 5543, the Environmental Health Workforce Act of 2016, which would prioritize education and training for existing and new environmental health professionals.
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
LAWRENCE OP-ED: WE MUST BOLDLY AND INSISTENTLY COMBAT OPIOID ABUSE
WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) wrote the following op-ed featured today by The Hill regarding the opioid epidemic sweeping the nation. To read the op-ed, click here or see below:
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.
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)