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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

February 27, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Last night, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass H.R. 1319, the American Rescue Plan Act, landmark, life-saving legislation that will provide urgently-needed resources to defeat the virus, get vaccines in people’s arms, put money into families’ pockets, return children safely to the classroom, and put people back to work.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined 223 House members in voting to pass H.R. 5, the Equality Act.

February 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), a 30-year veteran of the United States Postal Service (USPS), praised President Joe Biden following his announcement of three nominees to join the USPS Board of Governors. During yesterday’s House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on Postal Reform legislation, Rep.

February 25, 2021 Press Release
Bill endorsed by over 500 national, state, and local organizations

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) reintroduced legislation, with 74 House and Senate original cosponsors, to increase access to clean, safe, and affordable drinking water in America.

February 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), a 30-year veteran of the United States Postal Service (USPS), expressed the urgent need to pass Postal Reform legislation—particularly the inclusion of service standard accountability—in her statement during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing.

February 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) was reappointed to Senior Whip of the House Democratic Caucus by Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (SC-06). Rep. Lawrence also served as a Senior Whip in the 116th Congress.

February 18, 2021 Press Release
President Biden’s bold plan restores fairness, strengthens families, boosts our economy, bolsters national security, and opens pathway to citizenship for millions

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined her colleagues in the House and Senate to introduce the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, President Biden’s bold, inclusive, and humane framework for the future of the United States immigration system. 

February 18, 2021 Press Release
Legislation will prohibit discrimination against LGBTQ Americans

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined dozens of House Democrats in introducing the Equality Act today. The bill, which passed the House in 2019, extends protections against discrimination to members of the LGBTQ community.

February 17, 2021 Press Release

Pontiac, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced a $187,500 NeighborWorks America grant to Lighthouse MI headquartered in Pontiac. Lighthouse MI provides direct services (food, shelter, rental/utility and other financial assistance, clothing, crisis referrals) and stability and housing programs that develop and support self-sufficiency.

February 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) sent a congratulatory letter to U.S. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg and requested a meeting with him to talk about the 14th District’s infrastructure and automotive needs.

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