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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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July 22, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR HAMTRAMCK FIRE DEPARTMENT

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced that the Hamtramck Fire Department has been awarded assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant program. The Hamtramck Fire Department will receive over $2.3 million to support the hiring of firefighters and the recruitment and retention of volunteer firefighters.

June 22, 2016 Press Release

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.

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 27, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE JOINS CONGRESSMAN FRENCH HILL ON THE HOUSE SKILLED WORKFORCE CAUCUS TOUR TO ARKANSAS

May 26, 2016 Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY: CONGRESSWOMAN BRENDA LAWRENCE TO PARTICIPATE IN SKILLED WORKFORCE INITATIVE

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Congressman French Hill (AR-02) will travel throughout the Second Congressional District of Arkansas to promote jobs and opportunities in the skilled trades.

April 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) announced Friday, April 22nd, that the joint effort with Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and Reps. Sandy Levin and Debbie Dingell to stop the IRS from moving more than 90 jobs from the Detroit Computing Center to Tennessee has succeeded.

In a letter dated April 22, 2016, IRS Commissioner John A. Koskinen stated that the department in question, and all of its employees, will remain in Detroit in their current downtown location, at 985 Michigan Ave.

April 25, 2016 In The News

Michigan lawmakers say they’ve succeeded in stopping IRS plans to move more than 90 jobs from the Detroit Computing Center to Tennessee.

In a statement Friday, U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence said a letter from IRS Commissioner John Koskinen this week indicated that the Detroit Computing Center, and all of its employees, would remain in the current downtown location.

April 25, 2016 In The News

WASHINGTON – U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence said Friday that the IRS has decided not to move some 90 jobs from a computing center in Detroit to Tennessee, after all.

Lawrence, D-Southfield, said that Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen sent a letter to her and other members of the state’s delegation on Friday saying the department and its employees will remain at their location downtown at 985 Michigan Ave.

March 10, 2016 Event

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) will hold a Women in Small Business Summit to promote and empower women and minority-owned small businesses in the District.

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