Mobile Menu - Open Mobile Menu - Closed

Text Size: A A A

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Media Center

December 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence issued the following statement, in response to a report released by the President’s Task Force on the U.S. Postal Service:

November 30, 2018 Press Release

"In light of General Motor’s announcement to end production at the Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Plant, I have sent a letter to Governor Rick Snyder urging the state of Michigan to apply for the National Dislocated Workers Grants.

November 29, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG), Representatives Jackie Speier (CA-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), as well as Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) and 76 of their House colleagues sent a letter to Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos condemning her recently proposed rule for Title IX of the Ed

November 27, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) made the following statement after General Motor’s announcement about job cuts:

November 16, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Stacey Plaskett (VI) led a letter to President Donald Trump which raises concerns with his denigrating treatment of journalists, specifically his recent berating of three African American women journalists; Abby Phillip, April Ryan and Yamiche Alcindor.

Issues:
October 27, 2018 Press Release

October 27, 2018 | Press Release

 

Washington, DC –  Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), released a statement about the deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.

 

“My heart breaks for the families of those killed today at the synagogue in Pittsburgh and I’m praying for the speedy recovery of those injured.

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:

October 5, 2018 Press Release

Washington, DC –  Today, the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Working Group, Congresswomen Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), released an open letter to women in American in response to the nomination and confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

Issues:
October 3, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – October 3, 2018 – Today, the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Working Group, Congresswomen Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), released the following statement in response to President mocking Dr. Christine Blasey Ford at a campaign rally.

Issues:

Pages

October 15, 2018 In The News

A new public-private grant program that aims to improve green stormwater infrastructure and natural habitats has been launched with a three-year, $3.9 million funding commitment. The Southeast Michigan Resilience Fund was launched by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation with corporate, nonprofit and federal support, according to a Monday announcement at Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit.

October 13, 2018 In The News

The City of Lansing ― and Michigan as a whole ― have experienced strong economic growth in recent years, dropping Ingham County’s unemployment rate to 4.7 percent and the state’s to 4.1 percent. But not all area residents have benefited equally from this growth.

October 13, 2018 In The News

Just as Michigan helped propel Donald Trump to the White House, the state could play a role in tipping the balance of control in the U.S. House back in favor of the Democratic Party from a Republican majority. Republican incumbents face strong challenges in two congressional races, while a third open House district appears to be up for grabs.

October 9, 2018 In The News

All who gathered at the annual Grosse Pointe Public School System community luncheon Oct. 1 had the opportunity to mingle with elected officials, school board members, law enforcement officers, educators and clergy from the five Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods. They also received information regarding several educational topics during the 90-minute event held at Defer Elementary School.

October 5, 2018 In The News

Presiding over a hearing of the House subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials on Sept. 13, Rep. Jeff Denham took a moment to send off the subpanel’s outgoing ranking member, Rep. Mike Capuano (D-Mass.).

October 3, 2018 In The News

Aeronautical Repair Station Association Executive Vice President Christian A. Klein released the following statement in the wake of Senate passage of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization bill (H.R. 302 as amended) on Oct. 3 by a vote of 93 to 6. The bill, which overwhelmingly passed the House on Sep.

October 3, 2018 In The News

The 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines represented by the Association of Flight Attendants–CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today cheered the passage of a five-year FAA Reauthorization Bill including a 10 hour minimum rest provision to combat Flight Attendant fatigue.

October 1, 2018 In The News

House Democrats are still holding out hope that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh isn’t confirmed, but if he is and they win the majority in November, they’ll launch investigations of their own.

Issues:
September 28, 2018 In The News

It was reminiscent of women's support for Anita Hill in 1991. During an executive meeting of the Senate Judiciary Committee the day after hearing testimonies from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a group of House Democratic women protested the Kavanaugh confirmation vote. The group had been in the audience watching the committee's discussion about the Supreme Court nominee.

Issues:
September 28, 2018 In The News

House Democratic women marched over to the other side of the Capitol on Friday to join their Senate colleagues in registering their opposition to the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh. As Democratic senators left the Judiciary Committee hearing room in the Dirksen Senate Office Building, their House colleagues assembled in a show of support. “Our call today is for mercy,” Texas Rep.

Issues:

Pages