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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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January 25, 2019 Press Release


Washington, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement on President Trump’s announcement to temporarily reopen the government after a 35-day long shutdown.


October 26, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. (Oct. 26, 2018)—Today, all Members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform issued the following statement in response to multiple pipe bombs targeting government officials, press outlets, and others:

August 1, 2018 In The News

A bipartisan letter – spearheaded by the Armenian Caucus, backed by the bipartisan leaders of the U.S. House Foreign Affairs and Intelligence Committees, and signed by 48 U.S. Representatives – was sent today calling on President Trump to meet with Armenia’s new Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, as part of a larger effort to both broaden and deepen U.S.-Armenian dialogue and bilateral cooperation, reported the Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA).

July 18, 2018 In The News

On July 17, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and reproductive rights allies rallied at the Capitol to oppose President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Leader Pelosi and other pro-choice members of Congress detailed the threat Kavanaugh poses to women’s reproductive health and the Affordable Care Act. Reps. Jerrold Nadler, D-New York, Barbara Lee, D-California, and Brenda Lawrence, D-Michigan, also gave passionate speeches about the imminent danger Kavanaugh poses to women’s rights

July 18, 2018 In The News

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) will hold a news conference to discuss the 170th anniversary of the first Women’s Rights Convention at 10 a.m. in the House Triangle.

July 17, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence released the following statement today after President Trump’s meeting and press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin:

July 17, 2018 In The News

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette on Tuesday called Russia a clear adversary to the United States, but he stopped short of criticizing sympathetic comments by President Donald Trump. Schuette is a Republican candidate for governor and touts an endorsement from Trump, who surprised onlookers and dismayed some GOP lawmakers Monday during a Helsinki press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin by downplaying Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

July 16, 2018 In The News

Michigan’s two U.S. senators are reacting to Monday’s meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The meeting, which took place in Helsinki, Finland, was for many in the U.S. House and Senate an opportunity for Trump to hold Putin accountable for U.S. national intelligence findings that Russia interfered in the 2016 election.

July 13, 2018 Page

Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday July 30, 2018


Lathrup Village Community Room

 27400 Southfield Rd. Lathrup Village, MI 48076

Conversation with the Congresswoman

Monday, July 30, 2018


Delite Café & Deli

April 13, 2018 Video

Congresswoman Lawrence's reaction following the House Committee on Oversight and Gov’t Reform briefing on the concern of the #2020Census new citizenship question. Our census and the people in our nation deserve protection.