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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

February 18, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) is saddened by the passing of former United Auto Workers’ (UAW) President Owen Bieber and issues the following statement:

 

February 13, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) joined her colleagues voting in favor of House Joint Resolution 79 that would facilitate the timely ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) to the U.S. Constitution. This 232-183 bipartisan vote removes a 1982 deadline for ratification by the states.

 

February 12, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) expressed dismay over the proposed cuts set forth in the Trump Administration’s Fiscal Year 2021 Budget. The impending cuts outlined in the budget will eliminate the lifelines for millions of Americans who rely on many of the endangered programs.

 

February 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - The U.S. House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence’s (MI-14) amendment to H.R. 2474 “The Protecting Rights to Organize Act,” (PRO). The PRO Act is a historic labor reform bill that strengthens protections for workers’ rights to organize.

February 5, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) is proud to announce the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 3976, legislation renaming the post office located at 12711 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit after the late national recording artist Aretha Franklin.

 

January 31, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) has extended an invitation to Dr. Felix M. Valbuena, Jr., CEO of the Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center in Detroit to appear as her guest for the President’s February 4th State of the Union address.

 

January 27, 2020 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, we commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day by memorializing the genocide of more than 6 million Jews and the millions of others murdered by the Nazi regime. January 27, 2020 holds special meaning as this year’s observation marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. 

January 22, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement in recognition of the 47th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision providing women with reproductive freedom:

 

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January 17, 2020 Press Release

Washington D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence announced a total of $33,350,156 in grants awarded to Michigan’s 14th Congressional District from the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Continuum of Care (CoC) grants program.

                              

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