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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Congresswoman Lawrence Elected as Co-Chair of the Bipartisan Congressional Women’s Caucus

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).

“I am honored to be a part of this bipartisan Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues, joined in leadership with my colleague Congresswoman Lesko, advocating on behalf of women. Working together to support the needs of women and families is a cornerstone of our country’s overall success. I am committed to continue to collaborate in creating legislation that supports the needed and necessary goals of this Caucus. This is a historical time for women in leadership and I’m excited to be a part of this Caucus and this movement supporting fairness, justice and equality for all women.” -Congresswoman. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14)

“The Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues has a history of being a bipartisan forum committed to advancing the interests of women. This is a historical moment for women in Congress, and I look forward to leading this Caucus with Congresswomen Lawrence, Gonzalez-Colon, and Dean to find common ground between parties so that we can advance the lives of women and families together.” – Congresswoman Debbie Lesko (AZ-08)

 

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Background:

Founded in 1977, the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues has been a leading advocate on issues advancing the lives of women and families. Caucus members have helped pass legislation securing tougher child support enforcement, promoting women’s health, helping women business owners, and protecting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.