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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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July 31, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence announces three funding opportunities for the State of Michigan relating to infrastructure investments: the (1) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program, (2) Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program, and (3) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program.  

July 30, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, marking the 53rd anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid being signed into law on July 30, 1965, Rep.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to request information on the Department’s efforts to close the digital divide and ensure every student has access to affordable broadband internet in school and at home regardless of socio-economic status:

July 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence made the following statement on the US Ecology permit expansion application to increase storage capacity of hazardous waste in Michigan’s 14th district.  

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, all four Democratic Members of Congress – Representatives Sandy Levin, Dan Kildee, Debbie Dingell, and Brenda Lawrence – issued the following joint statement:

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 10, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence released the following statement on President Trump’s nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court:

June 28, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced the Better Pay and Lifetime Earnings for Teenage Girls through Adulthood Act, a bill to address pay inequality for young women. Gender pay inequality emerges at the ages of 14 or 15 and persists through full-time adult employment.

June 26, 2018 Press Release

Rep. Lawrence Statement on Supreme Court Decision on Trump Muslim Ban

June 26, 2018 | Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Today, Rep. Lawrence released the following statement on the Supreme Court’s 5-4 ruling in Trump v. Hawaii, upholding President Trump’s Muslim ban:

June 25, 2018 Press Release


Washington, D.C.-Rep. Lawrence statement on fatal single-engine plane crash in Detroit, Michigan.


August 6, 2018 In The News

Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidates barnstormed Detroit this weekend, cutting a path through the state's largest city where voters could account for roughly one out of every 10 ballots cast in Tuesday's primary election. Former state Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer rallied voters at Gordon Park, where she was joined by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, U.S. Rep.

August 5, 2018 In The News

The final days of the 2018 primary election campaign bring rallies, phone banks, art fairs and plenty of door-knocking for the Democratic and Republican candidates for governor. Words like "comeback," "damn roads," "jobs and paychecks" and "single-payer health care" marked the campaign trail this weekend.

August 5, 2018 In The News

There’s "a lot at stake" in November, and Gretchen Whitmer is the Michigan Democratic Party’s best chance at taking back the governor’s office after eight years of Republican rule, Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan said Sunday.

August 4, 2018 In The News

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are joining forces to elect an underdog but potentially history-making candidate on the ballot in Michigan next week: Abdul El-Sayed, a 33-year-old physician who would be the nation's first Muslim governor.

August 3, 2018 In The News

With less than a week until the Aug. 7 primary, Michigan’s lieutenant governor and gubernatorial candidate, Brian Calley, campaigned in Hillsdale County Thursday, meeting with supporters at The Hunt Club in Hillsdale and greeting county officials at the Hillsdale County Courthouse.

August 2, 2018 In The News

Michigan gubernatorial hopeful Gretchen Whitmer on Thursday trashed single-payer health care proposals pitched by her Democratic primary opponents as "deceptive" promises built on “buzz phrases.” As she kicked off her final statewide tour before Tuesday's primary, the former state senate minority leader defended her own work to expand health care access amid opposition claims she has resisted c

August 1, 2018 In The News

Michigan's primary election day is fast approaching - voters have less than a week to decide who they plan to vote for in the primary. In addition to statewide positions up for grabs like the governor's seat and the U.S. Senate, Michigan voters will also be choosing who advances to the general election in their U.S. House districts.

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.

July 31, 2018 In The News

The Michigan Supreme Court decided late Tuesday to keep a proposal to change the way Michigan draws voting district lines on the November ballot in 4-3 decision released late Tuesday night. U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield (14th Congressional District) (via Twitter): “Big news!

July 31, 2018 In The News

Summer might be a time of relaxation for many, but for the Teamsters, it’s been a non-stop push for pension reform in Detroit and across the country in an effort to secure the retirements of upwards of 1.5 million hardworking Americans. The union supports the passage of the Butch Lewis Act of 2017 which was introduced in Congress last November by Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio and Rep.