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Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced that Michigan will receive $168,587,505 in funding under the historic Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to provide Michiganders with more transportation options, ease congestion in local communities, and reduce carbon pollution across the state.
Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Committee on Appropriations, announced that the City of Detroit is receiving $57.5 million in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) funds.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Kathy Castor (FL-14), Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), Eleanor Holmes Norton (DC-At-Large), and Jan Schakowsky (IL-09) led a letter, with 61 House colleagues, to U.S. Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to protect women drivers by requiring that accurate, up-to-date female crash test dummies are used in the New Car Assessment Program (NCAP) and in determining the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS).
Detroit, MI – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced that Michigan will receive $16,290,764 this year under the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law to install electric vehicle (EV) charging stations along key roads and highways.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced H.R. 6546, the Wireless Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Grant Program Act of 2022, which creates a grant program in the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for small-scale wireless EV charging projects.
Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced that Michigan is receiving over $112 million in new funding this fiscal year for the repair of its bridges, part of $563.1 million in federal funding for the state over the next five years under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted for the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the rule providing for consideration of the Build Back Better Act. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, which makes a historic investment of $1.2 trillion in our nation’s roads, bridges, water infrastructure, and more, is now headed to President Joe Biden for his signature.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement on the House of Representatives’ passage of the Budget Resolution to advance President Biden’s and Congressional Democrats’ Build Back Better Plan.
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured $653,989 for the Veterans Park and Hamtramck Stadium restroom renovation project. The funding is included in the FY 2022 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies funding bill which was approved by the full committee today. This is one of the Community Project Funding requests that Rep. Lawrence submitted in April.
Washington, DC - Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) applauded House passage of the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act,” which includes over $16.2 million in federal funding for seven projects in Michigan's 14th Congressional District. The projects are located in the following cities: Southfield, Farmington Hills, Sylvan Lake, West Bloomfield, Bloomfield Township, Hamtramck, Pontiac, and the City of Detroit. The legislation also includes two of Rep.