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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

December 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement after voting no on H.J.Res. 123, the Continuing Appropriations Act that would delay funding for the government two additional weeks through December 22, 2017.

December 7, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement after the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approved of two bills to combat human trafficking on our nation’s highways:

November 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C.— Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA) today sent a “Dear Colleague” letter to Members of the House of Representatives urging them to adopt mandatory sexual harassment training for their offices, already required for federal agencies.  Norton, Lawrence, and Speier have each introduced bills to add

October 26, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today introduced the Congressional Sexual Harassment Training Act, which would require every congressional office to enroll employees in training to prevent sexual harassment.

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.

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