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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

June 25, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - The Democratic Women’s Caucus Co-Chairs Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), and Jackie Speier (CA-14) and Vice Chairs Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Sylvia Garcia (TX-29), and U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Patty Murray (D-WA) introduced the Even Playing Field Act to ensure equal pay, investment, and working conditions for U.S.

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June 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted to pass the Equal Access to Contraception for Veterans Act, which expands access to basic reproductive health care for women veterans.

June 24, 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 and a member of the Subcommittee on Financial Services and General Government, secured $200,000 for the Centrepolis Accelerator in Southfield and $200,000 for Detroit Means Business.

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June 23, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) delivered a speech on the House floor about the need for President Joe Biden’s infrastructure package, the American Jobs Plan, which includes a significant investment to fix our nation’s water infrastructure and replace lead pipes and service lines. Rep.

June 23, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced more than $7 million for local Head Start programs in Michigan’s 14th Congressional District. The grant funding comes from the American Rescue Plan’s Head Start Emergency Supplemental program and is distributed from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

June 22, 2021 Press Release
Legislators call for swift action as moratorium set to expire leaving six million renter households at risk of eviction

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined 43 of her House colleagues in sending a letter to President Biden and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky urging them to extend and strengthen the federal CDC eviction moratorium beyond its current expiration date of Wednesday, June 30, 2021.

June 21, 2021 Press Release
40,900 households, covering 88% of all children, in Michigan’s 14th Congressional District could get up to $300 per child every month July-December

Detroit, MI - On Child Tax Credit Awareness Day, U.S. Representative Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) encourages hardworking Michigan families to be on the lookout for advance monthly payments of the Child Tax Credit of up to $300 per month per child beginning July 15th through December.

June 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) praised the United States Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, for upholding the Affordable Care Act and rejecting a reckless Republican-led  lawsuit to strike down the ACA.

June 16, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence, 2nd Vice Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, voted to pass S. 475, Juneteenth National Independence Day Act. This bill establishes Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.

June 9, 2021 Press Release
More than $16.2 million in federal funding is expected to come back to the district.

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) secured seven transportation and infrastructure projects for Michigan’s 14th District in the INVEST in America Act. This is a five-year, $547 billion surface transportation bill that allocates federal investments for roads, bridges, transit, and more.

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