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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

May 26, 2016 Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY: CONGRESSWOMAN BRENDA LAWRENCE TO PARTICIPATE IN SKILLED WORKFORCE INITATIVE

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Congressman French Hill (AR-02) will travel throughout the Second Congressional District of Arkansas to promote jobs and opportunities in the skilled trades.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) joined Congressman John Conyers, Jr. during a press conference to announce the introduction of the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide dedicated funding to modernize U.S. water infrastructure.

May 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) will join Congressman John Conyers, Jr. during a press conference to announce the introduction of the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide dedicated funding to modernize U.S.

April 25, 2016 Press Release
IRS Commissioner assures Detroit Computing Center will not be moved out-of-state.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) announced Friday, April 22nd, that the joint effort with Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and Reps. Sandy Levin and Debbie Dingell to stop the IRS from moving more than 90 jobs from the Detroit Computing Center to Tennessee has succeeded.

April 13, 2016 Press Release
Longtime civil rights leader, Detroit councilman leaves incredible legacy.

Contact: Tracy Manzer, Director of Communications, 202-225-5802 or tracy.manzer@mail.house.gov

April 13, 2016 | News Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today issued the following statement regarding the recent death of Rev. Nicholas Hood, Sr.

March 22, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Lawrence (MI-14) calls for strength and resolve in the face of terrorism.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released the following statement in response to a series of terror attacks in Brussels that have resulted in multiple deaths and many more injured individuals.

March 3, 2016 Press Release
Briefing will focus on federal resources in Flint, water infrastructure needs nationwide.

DETROIT – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), today will host the 26 Member Congressional Delegation for an evening briefing in Detroit in preparation for tomorrow’s Speak-Out event, led by Rep. Dan Kildee, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

February 12, 2016 Press Release
Congresswoman Lawrence releases executed subpoena for former Flint Emergency Manager Darnell Earley

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), the Ranking Member on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, released the following statement regarding Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder agreeing to testify before Congress.

February 11, 2016 Press Release
Event will allow residents a voice in addressing Flint water crisis

Washington, D.C. – The Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), and Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) announced that Members of Congress will travel to Flint, Michigan to hold a community “Speak Out” event on March 4, 2016.

February 4, 2016 Press Release
Rep. Lawrence joins CBC Chair G.K. Butterfield in call for Mitch McConnell to stop partisan politics from hurting Flint

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Ranking Member on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, today joined Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G.K. Butterfield in his call for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to prevent Senate Republicans from blocking emergency relief for the citizens of Flint, Michigan.

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