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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

January 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement on the attacks on the U.S. Capitol during the Electoral College vote certification. Rep. Lawrence was rushed off the House floor to a safe location after a violent mob broke into the Capitol.

January 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after being sworn into the 117th Congress. This is her fourth term as a member of the United States House of Representatives.

December 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to override President Donald Trump’s reckless veto of the annual National Defense Authorization Act, as well as the passage of H.R.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus leadership led by Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (D-MI), Debbie Lesko (R-AZ), Madeleine Dean (D-PA), and Jenniffer González Colón (R-PR) introduced H.R. 9016, the Delivering Optimally Urgent Labor Access for Veterans Affairs, or the DOULA Act.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 3976, legislation renaming the United States Postal Service facility located at 12711 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit after the late national recording artist Aretha Franklin last night.

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December 15, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence announced a total of $1,271,980 in grant awards to the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). This funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after armed protestors approached the home of Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, touting threats of violence and intimidation because of the Michigan election results.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the passing of District 2 Wayne County Commissioner Jewel Ware.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced a grant award worth $1,928,131 to Covenant Community Care, Inc. from the Department of Health and Human Services as a part of its Health Center Cluster Program.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, in a strong bipartisan vote.

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