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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

April 8, 2021 Press Release
Funding is expected to create 125 jobs, retain 225 jobs, and generate $9.2 million in private investment

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo announced that the Department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding $9 million in CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants to help the state of Michigan prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus.

April 8, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations Co-Chairs Representatives Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (FL-23) issued the following statement on Days of Remembrance—established by Congress as the country’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust.

April 5, 2021 Press Release
Applications open starting Monday, April 12 through call center

Detroit, MI - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announces COVID-19 funeral assistance from the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

April 1, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced $9,376,000 in coronavirus relief for health centers in Michigan’s 14th Congressional District. The grant funding comes from the “American Rescue Plan Act Funding for Health Centers” program as part of the stimulus package that Congress passed and President Joe Biden signed into law last month.

April 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - As seniors continue to be among those hardest hit by COVID-19, U.S. Representatives Brenda L.

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March 31, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement on President Biden’s historic infrastructure package: The American Jobs Plan. This proposal includes building world-class transportation, water, and energy infrastructure while creating good-paying jobs.

March 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, introduced a resolution reaffirming the House of Representatives’ commitment to gender equality; March marks Women’s History Month.

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March 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Steve Cohen (TN-09) introduced legislation to posthumously award the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, the Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of her outstanding artistic and cultural contributions. The legislation was originally introduced in August 2018 in the wake of Franklin’s passing. 

March 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Ro Khanna (CA-17) led 24 House Democrats in sending a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to include provisions of the WATER Act in his upcoming infrastructure package.

March 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Co-Chair of the Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth, and Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), John Boozman (R-AR), and Bob Casey (D-PA) introduced bipartisan, bicameral legislation to improve access to mental health services for children in the foster care system.

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