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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

U.S. Rep. Lawrence Congratulates Former Michigan Governor and New Energy Secretary Granholm in Letter

March 2, 2021
Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) sent a congratulatory letter to U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, and requested a meeting with her to discuss the energy priorities throughout the state and within Michigan’s 14th Congressional District, including electric vehicles, clean energy workforce, and combating climate change. To view the letter, click here.

“As the former governor of Michigan, you have an unparalleled understanding and perspective on the challenges, and more importantly the road forward, for the automotive manufacturing industry,” wrote Rep. Lawrence in the letter. “Among my top priorities in the 117th Congress is to help our automotive industry through the expansion of a robust and nationwide EV charging infrastructure system and reducing our reliance on fossil fuels for transportation. Clean energy is important to me and critical for the future of our nation and our planet.”

“I look forward to your leadership at the Department to help keep Michigan and the United States at the forefront of energy development and supporting the clean energy workforce by directing robust investment in our country’s energy sector,” Rep. Lawrence added. “I am eager to work with you on shared energy priorities important to my district and the state of Michigan and would appreciate the chance to meet with you to discuss how I can best assist you in advancing the Department’s goals and combating climate change.”