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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

March 3, 2021 Press Release
Historic bill includes voting rights, anti-corruption, and ethics reforms

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted in favor of passing H.R. 1, the For the People Act, a sweeping good governance package to protect and expand voting rights, clean up Washington, restore integrity to our government, and put the needs and priorities of the American people ahead of special interests.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass H.R. 1280, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a comprehensive plan to address systemic racism and bias in policing toward the Black community.

March 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Vice Chair Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (TX-16), were joined by Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08) to celebrate the start of Women’s History Month by introducing a bill to honor the legacy of Justice Ruth B

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March 2, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and the entire Michigan House Congressional Delegation sent a letter to National Guard Bureau Chief, General Daniel R. Hokanson, requesting the current food contract be voided or that servicemembers be provided with a per diem.

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.

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.

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