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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

January 17, 2019 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement on her election as Co-Chair of the bipartisan Congressional Women’s Caucus. Lawrence will be joined by Co-Chair, Rep. Debbie Lesko (R-AZ).

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January 16, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), released the following statement after being appointed to serve on House Appropriations Subcommittees; Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development (THUD), Commerce, Justice, Science (CJS), and Interior, Environment and Related Agencies in the 116th Congress:

January 11, 2019 Press Release
Bill Expands Background Checks To All Firearms Sales

Washington, D.C. – Today Rep. Lawrence announced she has cosponsored H.R. 8, the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This bill expands background checks to cover all gun sales. Nearly 40,000 Americans were killed by someone with a gun last year alone.

January 11, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lawrence joined House Democrats to pass the FY 2019 Department of the Interior and EPA appropriations bill to prevent the degradation of Michigan’s national parks and monuments and allow EPA to resume its critical activities in protecting clean air and clean water for Michigan families.

January 10, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), released the following statement after being nominated by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic Steering Committee to serve on the House Appropriations Committee, responsible for setting funding levels for federal departments and agencies:

January 9, 2019 Press Release
About 3,816,778 Households in Michigan Receive Tax Refunds Each Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep.

January 9, 2019 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Lawrence joined House Democrats to take action to protect Michiganders’ health care by passing a resolution that strengthens Congress’s hand to intervene against the Republicans’ monstrous Texas v. U.S.

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January 3, 2019 Press Release
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Conduct Ceremonial Swearing-In

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence will be sworn into the 116th Congress on Thursday afternoon, January 3rd by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.  Speaker Pelosi will conduct an individual ceremonial swearing-in ceremony for Rep. Lawrence following the en masse oath of office on the Floor of the House of Representatives. 

December 6, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence issued the following statement, in response to a report released by the President’s Task Force on the U.S. Postal Service:

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