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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

August 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC – Today, Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement on the situation in Afghanistan.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29) issued the following statement on the expiration of the eviction moratorium.

August 3, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), 2nd Vice Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus and Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, issued the following statement on Black Women’s Equal Pay Day. According to Census Bureau data, Black women working full-time are paid 63 cents for every dollar paid to White, non-Hispanic men.

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July 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence, Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, voted in favor of H.R. 4502, the seven-bill appropriations minibus.

July 26, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined over 200 bipartisan Members of Congress to address the massive passport backlog. The members urged U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to swiftly implement policies to increase the timely issuance of passports.

July 22, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Congresswomen Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Vice Chairs Congresswomen Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), joined Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chair Congressman Dr.

July 16, 2021 Press Release
This is one of the Community Project Funding requests Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured $653,989 for the Veterans Park and Hamtramck Stadium restroom renovation project.

July 15, 2021 Press Release
Assistance can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses, and more

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) praised President Biden for approving the State of Michigan’s request for a presidential disaster declaration following the historic flooding in Southeast Michigan.

July 14, 2021 Press Release
These are two of the Community Project Funding requests Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured a total of $1.275 million for the Detroit Police Department’s Ceasefire Detroit program and the City of Oak Park’s Department of Public Safety body-worn camera/in-car video project.

July 13, 2021 Press Release
These are three of the Community Project Funding requests Rep. Lawrence submitted in April

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, secured a total of $2.1 million for Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, the Holocaust Memorial Center, and McLaren Oakland.

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