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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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June 28, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE STATEMENT ON SUPREME COURT DECISION IN TEXAS REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS CASE


WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, rejecting Texas’s efforts to undermine a woman’s constitutionally protected right to make her own health decisions:

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

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.

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.

November 20, 2015 Event

Rep. Brenda Lawrence will host a Winter Resource Fair to bring together 14th District constituents with local agencies, organizations, and companies that can assist residents in preparation for the fall and winter season. This includes helping residents with applications for reduced utility bills as well as affordable housing needs and food assistance. The goal is to address these issues now to prevent the life-threatening loss of heat and water services, nutrition, clothing, and shelter during severe cold weather months.

 

November 16, 2015 Event

Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) will host a Seniors Outreach Social on Monday, Nov. 16, from 11 a.m. to noon at the Sheridan Place II, 7601 E. Jefferson, Detroit.

Congresswoman Lawrence will provide a congressional update and host a Q&A session.

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.