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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

June 9, 2021 Press Release
Detroit chosen as one of five communities to receive federal funding; 800 units of mixed-income housing will be created

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced a $30 million grant for Corktown, Detroit, through the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD).

May 25, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), 2nd Vice Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, issued the following statement on the one-year commemoration of the murder of George Floyd by former police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin was found guilty of all three charges brought against him on April 20, 2021. Mr.

May 24, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations Co-Chair Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (FL-23), and Lee Zeldin (NY-01) issued the following statement on the recent rise in violent antisemitic attacks across the nation:

May 20, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Vice Chair of the House Appropriations Committee, voted in favor of the Emergency Security Supplemental to Respond to January 6th Appropriations Act. The bill addresses the insurrection with $1.9 billion in funding to respond to the tragic events of that day.

May 19, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) voted in favor of the National Commission to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the United States Capitol Complex Act. This bill establishes an independent, bipartisan 9/11-type commission to examine and report upon the facts, causes, and security relating to the insurrection. 

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) applauded the House passage of the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act .

May 18, 2021 Press Release

Detroit, MI - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) joined President Joe Biden in Michigan to tour Ford Motor Company’s Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Dearborn. This comes a day ahead of Ford’s formal unveiling of their all-electric F-150 pickup truck. Rep.

May 17, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced the launch of the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) Program and urged eligible Michiganders to enroll to receive a discount on their monthly bill. The EBB Program is a groundbreaking new program that will help economically vulnerable Americans afford their monthly internet bill.

May 14, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus, voted to pass the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act.

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May 13, 2021 Press Release

Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), a 30-year veteran of the United States Postal Service, praised the House Committee on Oversight and Reform for the passage of two Postal Service reform bills—the Postal Service Reform Act and the Postal Service Improvement Act. Rep.

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