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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

July 9, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Rep. Don Bacon (NE - 02) Reps.

July 6, 2021 Press Release
The American Rescue Plan expanded Child Tax Credit, is Projected to Cut Child Poverty in Half

Southfield, MI - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) joined child advocates to highlight tax cuts for working families included in the American Rescue Plan. Senator Stabenow and Representative Lawrence were leaders in the effort to include a historic expansion of the Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan.

July 2, 2021 Press Release

Harper Woods, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) toured communities and met with families affected by the recent flooding in Southeast Michigan. She visited Harper Woods, Grosse Pointe City, Grosse Pointe Park, Jefferson Chalmers, and Hamtramck. Rep.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) introduced a resolution (H.Res. 518) commemorating the 50th anniversary of the United States Postal Service and recognizing their service to the country. Rep. Lawrence is a 30-year veteran of the Postal Service.

July 1, 2021 Press Release
Bill also includes two of Rep. Lawrence’s amendments focused on diversity in the workforce and improving water services

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) applauded House passage of the “Investing in a New Vision for the Environment and Surface Transportation in America (INVEST in America) Act,” which includes over $16.2 million in federal funding for seven projects in Michigan's 14th Congressional District.

July 1, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) sent a letter to congressional leadership urging for water infrastructure investments following the historic flooding in Southeast Michigan. Rep. Lawrence has been an outspoken leader in Congress on increasing access to safe, clean, and affordable drinking water.

June 30, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted for H.Res. 503, legislation to create a Select Committee charged with investigating and reporting upon the facts and causes of the January 6th insurrection, as well as making recommendations to prevent similar domestic terrorist attacks.

June 29, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced the launch of the Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) application period and urged local schools and libraries to apply for funding to help students, teachers, and library patrons get the tools they need to connect to the Internet from home.

June 29, 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 $1.6 million for water system improvement projects for the City of Pontiac and Royal Oak Township.

June 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the $1.2 trillion Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework. Yesterday, President Joe Biden announced his support for the infrastructure framework.

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