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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

October 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence was joined by Reps. Conyers and Kildee in a letter urging House Republicans to work with Democrats to quickly extend funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Federal funding for CHIP, which provides essential health coverage for low-income children and pregnant women, expired September 30, 2017.

October 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, today issued a statement supporting the Committee’s letter to Gov. Snyder inviting him to correct or supplement his sworn testimony in 2016 related to the Flint drinking water crisis.

October 10, 2017 Press Release
Resolution designates October 9 as World Post Day to celebrate postal services.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Lawrence (MI-14) has introduced a resolution designating October 9 as World Post Day, a day to recognize postal services and the essential role they play in our daily lives.

October 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today demanded that Congress take action to address gun violence and announced her support for legislation that would ban dangerous bump stocks like the one used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, where 59 innocent people lost their lives this week in Las Vegas, NV.

September 29, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement on Michigan State Police Director Col.

September 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Rep. Lawrence statement on the recent investment award granted to Lawrence Technological University (LTU):

September 25, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – House Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI),  Subcommittee on Immigration Ranking Member Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), and Representatives Sander Levin (MI-09), Dan Kildee (MI-5), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Debbie Dingell (MI-12) issued the following joint statement after President Donald Trump announced new travel restrictions:  

September 15, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Lawrence, on September 12 introduced legislation to establish protections against sexual harassment in rental housing, which would make it easier for victims to bring sexual harassment cases to court:  

September 13, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lawrence announced that she will serve in a leadership role in the House Democratic Caucus Jobs for America Task Forces, a unified effort from the House Democratic Caucus to craft a real legislative agenda that will benefit hardworking Americans and middle-class families.

September 12, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to the White House in response to the conflicting messages on the Administration’s positon and plans for DACA recipients and timeline of rescinding the program: