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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan


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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

January 20, 2016 In The News

President Barack Obama arrived at Detroit Metropolitan Airport at about noon Wednesday to spend the afternoon touting the revival of Detroit and the automotive industry.

He waved to a small group waiting for him as he bounded down the steps of Air Force One. U.S. Reps. Brenda Lawrence and Debbie Dingell joined the president as he de-boarded Air Force One.

January 20, 2016 In The News

Former Southfield Mayor Democrat Brenda Lawrence is embarking on her second year in a new legislative role: Serving as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Lawrence says the experience has been both eye-opening and a new way to help attract employers to Metro Detroit.

The Congresswoman talked about life on Capitol Hill with WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter.

Click on the audio bar below to hear the interivew.

January 10, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding the North American International Auto Show, which begins tomorrow at Cobo Center in Michigan’s 14th Congressional District. The congresswoman and several of her colleagues in the Michigan delegation will kickoff the start of the nation’s largest international auto show with a tour tomorrow morning.

December 18, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence voted with the majority of her colleagues in the House to adopt, by a vote of 316 to 113, the FY 2016 Omnibus Appropriations bill.  This measure funds the government for FY 2016.

December 17, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) on Thursday issued the following statement after voting against the tax extenders package.

October 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – [WASHINGTON, D.C.] – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence on Wednesday voted with 265 other Democratic and Republican Members of Congress to pass H.R. 1314, a bipartisan budget agreement that moves America forward in the effort to create more jobs, protect seniors, affirm the full faith and credit of the United States, and invest in our future. 

October 27, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement Tuesday regarding the announcement of an agreement on the FY2016 budget.

“Last night’s unveiling of the bipartisan budget agreement marked an important step toward moving beyond some bitter bipartisan issues that have left Congress, and much of American, paralyzed. I must make clear, however, that for me to cast a vote in support of any budget agreement it must prioritize funding for programs and services that hard-working Americans and their families need and deserve.

September 30, 2015 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) on Wednesday released the following statement regarding the passage of H.R. 719, which maintains government funding at its current spend rate through December 11.

“Though I am relieved that the majority of Congress was able to pass H.R. 719, which will maintain funding for the federal government through Dec. 11th, I am appalled at our inability to work out a long-term budget solution and our failure to reauthorize critical bipartisan programs, such as the Ex-Im Bank and the Land and Water Conservation Fund.