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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Transportation & Infrastructure

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January 14, 2022 Press Release

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.

November 6, 2021 Press Release

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.

August 24, 2021 Press Release

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.

July 16, 2021 Press Release

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.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

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.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to congressional leadership urging for water infrastructure investments following the historic flooding in Southeast Michigan. Rep. Lawrence has been an outspoken leader in Congress on increasing access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water. In February, Rep.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured a total of $1.6 million for water system improvement projects for the City of Pontiac and Royal Oak Township. The funding is included in the FY 2022 House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, and Environment, and Related Agencies which was marked up in the subcommittee yesterday. These are two of the Community Project Funding requests that Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

June 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. Yesterday, President Joe Biden announced his support for the infrastructure framework.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) delivered a speech on the House floor about the need for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package, the American Jobs Plan, which includes a significant investment to fix our nation’s water infrastructure and replace lead pipes and service lines. Rep. Lawrence has been an outspoken leader in Congress on increasing access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water. In February, Rep.

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OFFICE OF CONGRESSWOMAN BRENDA L. LAWRENCE (MI-14) MEMBER-DESIGNATED TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS

The Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure will advance surface transportation authorization legislation later this spring, building on H.R. 2, the “Moving Forward Act,” from the 116th Congress. Chairman Peter DeFazio announced that the Committee will formally accept requests from Members for highway and transit project designations.