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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

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:

April 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence was joined by Ranking Member Elijah Cummings, the top democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, in sending a letter to Chairman Jason Chaffetz, calling for an immediate hearing on the forcible removal of a passenger on April 9, 2017.

April 5, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) reintroduced H.R. 1909, the Environmental Health Workforce Act of 2017, which would prioritize education and training for existing and new environmental health professionals:

April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Lawrence today marked Equal Pay Day and cosponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.

March 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), issued a statement on President Trump’s executive order rolling back rules aimed at curbing climate change: