Washington, D.C. – Last Wednesday, the House Committee on Appropriations advanced the FY2020 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) and Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies funding bills for full approval by the U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the leadership of the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) and the Pro-Choice Caucus (PCC) hosted a press conference to denounce to the current legal attack against women in America, including low income women, people of color, the LGBTQ community, and young people.
Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence issued the following statement on the House Committee on Appropriations’ announcement of approval for the Fiscal Year 2020 Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies (MilCon-VA) appropriations bill.
Washington, D.C. – Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, Congresswomen Brenda L. Lawrence and Debbie Lesko, joined by 102 Members of Congress, introduce a Bipartisan Resolution celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence issued the following statement on the House Committee on Appropriations’ passage of the FY2020 funding bill for the Departments of Labor, Health and Humans Services, Education, and Related Agencies (LHHS).
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence issued the following statement following the decrease of the statewide count of measles cases for 2019 to 39 after further testing of two of the cases.
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence issued the following statement on the passing of civil rights icon, Judge Damon Keith.
Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), released a statement on the deadly shooting at Chabad of Poway Synagogue near San Diego, California.
Washington, DC – Representative Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement after the publication of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lawrence voted to pass H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, to restore popular, bipartisan net neutrality protections for consumers and small businesses after the Trump Administration ended these vital protections in a brazen, partisan attack last year. The Save the Internet Act passed the House by a vote of 232-190.
The craziest thing about President Trump’s ban on admitting people from seven countries to the United States is not the sheer irrationality of the blanket bans, the anti-Muslim racism that inspired it or even the cruelty and suffering it causes by keeping families apart.
Detroit resident Dotti Sharp has endured her auto insurance rates shooting up from about $160 a month three years ago to more than $200 a month today. “It keeps rising up,” Sharp said on Monday. “I have no tickets. No accidents. So why does it keep going up?” She joined two of her legislators during a news conference in Southwest Detroit. U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Detroit) and state Rep.
On Sunday, April 21, Spotlight on the News will interview Michigan 14th District Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence and Detroit Branch NAACP President Rev. Wendell Anthony. From Washington investigations to the upcoming Fight for Freedom Fund Dinner and weekend, how is their leadership at work for metro Detroit?
Michigan’s congressional delegation lagged those of the greenest states in the nation when it comes to supporting environmentally-friendly federal policy, according to a new report from the League of Conservation Voters. The report for 2018 — before this current term — offered consistently high marks to Democrats, but few to Republicans, including in Michigan.
U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) teamed up with 15 other members of Congress to request aid from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as measles outbreaks spread through the country.
Attorney General William Barr is facing intense pressure from congressional Democrats over his recent statement that U.S. government “spying did occur” against the Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign—and Trump said on Thursday he “absolutely” believes those unsubstantiated allegations.
Chaldeans and elected officials in metro Detroit are asking the U.S. government to block the deportations of up to 1,000 Iraqi nationals.
Some of the greatest challenges of stemming the rise of hate speech and violent extremism played out on Capitol Hill in real time Tuesday, as lawmakers aired fundamental differences about what poses the biggest threat, who is to blame — and what to do about it.
On the eve of the Capitol Hill Armenian Genocide Observance, Congressmen Adam Schiff (D-CA) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) on Monday were joined by more than 70 of their U.S. House colleagues in introducing a new Armenian Genocide Resolution aimed at establishing, as a matter of U.S. policy, 1) the rejection of Armenian Genocide denial, 2) ongoing official U.S.
Michigan lawmakers stood beside Iraqi families Saturday calling on federal authorities to prioritize the safety of Iraqi nationals who face deportation following a Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling this week. On Tuesday, the appeals court upheld an earlier ruling by a three-judge panel that U.S.