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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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April 4, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC Congresswoman Lawrence today marked Equal Pay Day and cosponsored the Paycheck Fairness Act, legislation that would strengthen the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and guarantee that women can challenge pay discrimination and hold employers accountable.

March 29, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), issued a statement on President Trump’s executive order rolling back rules aimed at curbing climate change:

March 28, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) joined by Rep. John Conyers sent a letter to Secretary Ben Carson following his recent visit to Detroit. The letter expresses concerns regarding President Trump’s proposed Fiscal Year 2018 budget cuts to the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD):

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) released a statement regarding a letter sent to President Trump about supporting the programs authorized by the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) in the Fiscal Year 2018 budget:

March 16, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) released a statement regarding support of the passage of the Postal Service Reform Act through the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform:

March 8, 2017 Press Release

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement announcing introduction of a resolution to protect the freedom of the press:

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding the new Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA):

March 7, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement in speaking out against the anti-Semitic acts not only in her district, but across the country:

March 6, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC -Today, President Trump issued a revised version of his original executive order drastically altering our refugee and visa system. In response, Representatives John Conyers, Jr. (MI-13), Dan Kildee (MI-5), Debbie Dingell (MI-12) and Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following joint statement:

 

February 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding the upcoming Presidential Address to Congress and the Nation:

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June 17, 2019 In The News

Community leaders, newly moved-in residents and development partners celebrated the completion of Jefferson Oaks, a new 60-unit mixed-income community.

June 17, 2019 In The News

Congressional Democrats from Michigan are increasingly supporting an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, but a lack of public support prevents centrist Democrats from joining the effort. U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint, and U.S. Rep.

June 16, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Andy Levin, a Democrat representing several suburbs north of Detroit, on Saturday became the fourth Michigan Democrat to announce support for opening an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Levin joins U.S. Reps. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Township, Rashida Tlaib, D-Detroit, and Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, in the pro-impeachment inquiry stance. U.S. Rep.

June 15, 2019 In The News

While “Squash Amash” was the message at a rally outside the Gerald R. Ford Federal Building in Grand Rapids Friday, the overtones were Pro-Trump. A crowd of over 100 people stood along Michigan Street NW to demonstrate outside U.S. Rep. Justin Amash's (R-Grand Rapids) local office.

June 15, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Andy Levin (D-Bloomfield Twp.) called for an impeachment inquiry for President Donald Trump on Saturday, becoming the fifth member of Michigan’s congressional Democrats to do so. At a town hall at Berkley High School in Levin’s 9th District, the freshman representative described his rationale for supporting an inquiry in the U.S.

June 14, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Flint) came out in support of President Donald Trump’s impeachment Thursday, joining a growing chorus of House Democrats. Appearing on MSNBC’s “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell,” Kildee reacted to Trump’s assertion this week that he wouldn’t reject further intelligence from a foreign power on one of his political opponents. U.S.

June 14, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, a Flint Township Democrat and member of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's leadership team, said Friday he supports opening an inquiry into whether President Donald Trump should be impeached. He becomes the third Democratic member of Michigan's congressional delegation to voice support for an impeachment inquiry, joining Reps.

June 13, 2019 In The News

The rights of immigrants will be the topic of discussion during an upcoming town hall hosted by Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence. On Monday, June 17, U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield, will join with Tania Morris Diaz, staff attorney at the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center, for a conversation with the community.

June 13, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump stirred up a storm in an interview with ABC News on Wednesday. Trump claimed that he would accept damaging information from Russia and China come the 2020 Presidential race. While Trump has long denied coordinating any efforts with a foreign country, the stunning admission suggests he might be open to “collaboration” in the future.

June 13, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump threw up a smokescreen of deflection and confusing counter attacks Thursday as a furor mounted over his staggering comment that he would be open to dirt dug up on his 2020 opponents by foreign powers such as Russia or China.

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