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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

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.

February 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (D-MI-14), Troy Balderson (R-OH-12), Mike Quigley (D-IL-05), and John Joyce, M.D.

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February 9, 2021 Press Release
Lawmakers Stress the Need to Support Frontline Workers, Teachers, Students and Health Care Workers

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined the Michigan Democratic congressional delegation in urging State Legislative Leader Shirkey and Speaker Wentworth to act on the funding passed by Congress to help Michigan families and businesses during the COVID-19 crisis.

February 5, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Andy Levin (MI-09) and Michigan House Democrats led a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to ease travel restrictions at the Northern Border for Michigan and Canadian families. The letter follows President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel.

February 3, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) shared a report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) that analyzed the benefits of the Raise the Wage Act. Rep.

February 3, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced new staff hires and promotions in her district and D.C. offices.

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