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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

September 21, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Rep. Joe Kennedy III (MA-4) toured the Community Health and Social Services (CHASS) Center in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

September 19, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence announces a funding opportunity for the state of Michigan and its surrounding communities through the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program.

September 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, leadership of the Democratic Women’s Working Group (DWWG), Reps. Lois Frankel (FL-21), Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), along with 107 additional Members of Congress, sent a letter to all U.S. Senators outlining concerns with the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

September 7, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), a member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, issued a statement on the Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) drinking water shutoff:

August 16, 2018 Press Release

Detroit, MI. – “Today, the Queen of Soul has left this world; but her life and legacy has left us all with something we can truly feel. Aretha Franklin was soul personified and she gave us the gift of her voice, her truth and her unapologetic passion to demand compassion, love and R-E-S-P-E-C-T for women everywhere.

July 31, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence announces three funding opportunities for the State of Michigan relating to infrastructure investments: the (1) Grants for Buses and Bus Facilities Infrastructure Investment Program, (2) Public Transportation on Indian Reservations Program, and (3) Consolidated Rail Infrastructure and Safety Improvements Program.  

July 30, 2018 Press Release
Michigan Seniors Face Dire Threats to Their Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security

Washington, D.C. – Today, marking the 53rd anniversary of Medicare and Medicaid being signed into law on July 30, 1965, Rep.

July 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to request information on the Department’s efforts to close the digital divide and ensure every student has access to affordable broadband internet in school and at home regardless of socio-economic status:

July 20, 2018 Press Release

Washington, D.C.—Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence made the following statement on the US Ecology permit expansion application to increase storage capacity of hazardous waste in Michigan’s 14th district.  

July 18, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, all four Democratic Members of Congress – Representatives Sandy Levin, Dan Kildee, Debbie Dingell, and Brenda Lawrence – issued the following joint statement: