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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

Press Releases

July 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, Co-Chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23), Lee Zeldin (NY-01), and Will Hurd (TX-23) released the following statement on the passing of civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis:

 

July 15, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI– Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the incarceration of a Birmingham Grooves High School student, identified as “Grace,” for her failure to complete distance learning assignments amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

July 14, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI– Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the passing of Detroit businessman and Ambassador Bridge owner, Manuel “Matty” Moroun at the age of 93.

July 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies (THUD) approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 funding bill.

 

July 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies (CJS) approved its Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 funding bill.

July 7, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - Today, U.S. Rep Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies passed its fiscal year 2021 funding bill. In total, the bill includes $36.76 billion, an increase of $771 million over the FY 2020 enacted level and $5.11 billion above the President’s 2021 request.

July 1, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed Representative Brenda L. Lawrence’s (MI-14) amendment to H.R.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) and the House of Representatives passed H.R. 7120, the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act, a comprehensive plan to address the systemic racism and bias in policing towards the Black community.

June 25, 2020 Press Release

 

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Democratic Women’s Caucus (DWC) Co-Chairs Reps. Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Lois Frankel (FL-21), Jackie Speier (CA-14), and Vice Chairs Reps. Veronica Escobar (TX-16) and Deb Haaland (NM-01) hosted a virtual discussion focusing on the power of a woman’s right to vote.   

  

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June 19, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) released the following statement in observance of Juneteenth, the oldest commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States, which is recognizing its 155th anniversary.

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