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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

July 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), joined Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Congressman Dr.

July 16, 2021 Press Release
This is one of the Community Project Funding requests Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured $653,989 for the Veterans Park and Hamtramck Stadium restroom renovation project.

July 15, 2021 Press Release
Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and more

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) praised President Biden for approving the State of Michigan’s request for a presidential disaster declaration following the historic flooding in Southeast Michigan.

July 14, 2021 Press Release
These are two of the Community Project Funding requests Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured a total of $1.275 million for the Detroit Police Department’s Ceasefire Detroit program and the City of Oak Park’s Department of Public Safety body-worn camera/in-car video project.

July 13, 2021 Press Release
These are three of the Community Project Funding requests Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured a total of $2.1 million for Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, the Holocaust Memorial Center, and McLaren Oakland.

July 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Rep. Don Bacon (NE - 02) Reps.

July 6, 2021 Press Release
The American Rescue Plan expanded Child Tax Credit, is Projected to Cut Child Poverty in Half

Southfield, MI - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) joined child advocates to highlight tax cuts for working families included in the American Rescue Plan. Senator Stabenow and Representative Lawrence were leaders in the effort to include a historic expansion of the Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan.

July 2, 2021 Press Release

Harper Woods, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) toured communities and met with families affected by the recent flooding in Southeast Michigan. She visited Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe City, Grosse Pointe Park, Jefferson Chalmers, and Hamtramck. Rep.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced a resolution (H.Res. 518) commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United States Postal Service and recognizing their service to the country. Rep. Lawrence is a 30-year veteran of the Postal Service.

July 1, 2021 Press Release
Bill also includes two of Rep. Lawrence’s amendments focused on diversity in the workforce and improving water services

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) applauded House passage of the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act,” which includes over $16.2 million in federal funding for seven projects in Michigan's 14th Congressional District.

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