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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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February 16, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, Congresswoman Lawrence introduced H.R. 1069, “The Timely Mental Health for Foster Youth Act”, with five original cosponsors.

February 10, 2017 Press Release

Washington, D.C. –Yesterday, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled to uphold the block of the President’s Executive Order banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries and all refugees.  This ruling once again blocked the Trump Administration and kept our nation’s doors open.

February 6, 2017 Press Release

Southfield, MI – Today, Congresswoman Lawrence met with civil leaders representing Michigan’s 14th district to address the impact of Trump’s travel ban affecting immigrants and refugees:

January 27, 2017 Press Release

Washington, DC –Today, President Trump issued an executive order on immigration which, among other things stops visas and entrance of noncitizens from Muslim-majority countries and temporarily bans refugees from entering the United States:

January 25, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. –Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement on her appointment to the U.S. House Subcommittees on Aviation and Highway and Transit:

January 19, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), issued the following statement on the decision to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump and attending the Women’s March the following day:

January 18, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on the Interior along with Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter calling on an immediate re-opening of the Flint Water Crisis Investigation:

January 10, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement on her appointment to the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure:

January 5, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement in support of H.Res. 11- Objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 as an obstacle to Israeli-Palestinian peace:

January 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released the following statement on a proposed rule by Republican leadership on Monday, January 2, 2017 that would punish Representatives who record, take photos or broadcast anything from the House floor with fines and docked pay:

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June 13, 2019 In The News

Michigan Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence joined the Joe Madison Show to discuss the appropriations bills she is working on that will help pay for improvements in housing and infrastructure in the United States.

June 13, 2019 In The News

A former elementary school building property in Oak Park has been transformed into a $18.6 million affordable housing development. The property at 22001 Republic, south of Nine Mile Road, was formerly used as an adult education building by the Ferndale school district and earlier was the Jefferson Elementary School.

June 13, 2019 In The News

A former elementary school building property in Oak Park has been transformed into a $18.6 million affordable housing development. The property at 22001 Republic, south of Nine Mile Road, was formerly used as an adult education building by the Ferndale school district and earlier was the Jefferson Elementary School.

June 13, 2019 In The News

As President Donald Trump has been openly feuding with House Democrats pursuing investigations into him, his administration and his finances, some lawmakers are calling to start an impeachment inquiry, the first step in a lengthy and likely divisive process.

June 12, 2019 In The News

President Donald Trump says he would listen if a foreign government approached him with damaging information about a political rival -- and wouldn't necessarily report the contact to the FBI. "I think you might want to listen," Trump said in an interview with ABC News that aired on Wednesday.

June 12, 2019 In The News

Women’s March co-leader Linda Sarsour has come out swinging against the newly formed Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus, citing the involvement of a Jewish GOP congressman. Ms. Sarsour, a Palestinian-American progressive activist, called the caucus a “joke” over the role of co-founder Rep.

June 12, 2019 In The News

Freshman U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens (D-Rochester) heard a lot of worries about pensions last year on the campaign trail. That’s why she couldn’t have been happier on Wednesday, the day after the House Education and Labor Committee passed House Resolution 397.

June 12, 2019 In The News

A week after the launch of the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations, nearly 10 members of Congress are planning to join and have expressed interest in doing so or are reviewing the group. The creation of the Black-Jewish Caucus follows a January meeting with the American Jewish Committee’s National Leadership Council, where US Rep.

June 12, 2019 In The News

On Wednesday’s edition of CNN’s “OutFront,” Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI) laid into President Donald Trump for his assertion that he would happily use dirt from a foreign adversary again.

June 12, 2019 In The News

Democratic Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence called President Donald Trump‘s stunning admission that he is open to receiving information about his 2020 opponents from foreign agents “past sad.” She also called the president’s remarks “criminal.” Lawrence’s comments came during an interview with CNN’s Erin Burnett shortly after the clip of Trump’s interview with George Stephanopoulos — in which he n

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