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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

July 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announces that Michigan’s 14th district will receive federal funding awards totaling $1,611,832 in Justice Assistance Grants (JAG) to support federal criminal justice programs:  

July 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Congresswoman Lawrence introduced H.R. 3418, “The Fostering Academic Information and Resources (FAIR) Act” to give former foster youth a fair chance at pursuing a college degree. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation, 84% of college aged foster youth report wanting to go to college, but only 20% actually attend.

July 19, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced bipartisan House Resolution 457 which honors the 169th anniversary of the United States women’s rights movement initiated by the 1848 Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls, New York:

June 27, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement in response to Detroit federal judge Mark Goldsmith’s decision to issue a temporary nationwide stay to halt deportation of all Iraqi nationals with final orders for removal:

June 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- On June 15, 2017, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence sent a letter to the Department of Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, in response to the Immigration and Custom Enforcement raids that detained a number of Iraqi nationals, including Chaldeans and Muslims:

June 14, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C.-Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence released the following statement after shots were fired striking individuals during a baseball practice:

June 13, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) statement on recent ICE raids where over 100 individuals were apprehended and placed in detention:

May 8, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI) led a bipartisan group, including Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz, Ranking Member Elijah E. Cummings, and Representatives Mark Meadows, Gerald E. Connolly, Dennis A. Ross, and Stephen F.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — “Today, House Republicans finally passed their rushed plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.  This plan is inconsiderate, irresponsible and ultimately immoral.   

April 25, 2017 Press Release
The people of Flint continue to suffer from the damaging effects from what should have been a basic right—access to safe drinking water.

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI) joined by Rep. John Conyers (MI) and Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Rep. Cedric Richmond sent a letter to the Trump administration calling for support for the Flint Water Crisis: