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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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January 3, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement on House Republicans amendment to the House Rules package which weakens the independence and bipartisanship of the office of Congressional Ethics:

December 13, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding her appointment as Vice Chair of the Congressional Women’s Caucus for the 115th Congress:

December 5, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement regarding the nomination by the Trump administration of Dr. Ben Carson as the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:

December 1, 2016 Press Release

 

December 1, 2016 | News Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released a statement on her election as Secretary of the Congressional Black Caucus for the 115th Congress:

July 22, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE ANNOUNCES SUPPORT FOR HAMTRAMCK FIRE DEPARTMENT

July 18, 2016 Press Release

LAWRENCE STATEMENT ON THE POLICE SHOOTING IN BATON ROUGE

WASHINGTON, DC - Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence released the following statement following the brutal attack on officers in Baton Rouge today:

July 13, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE NAMED ADOPTION COALITION CO-CHAIR FOR THE 114TH CONGRESS 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) has been named the newest co-chair for the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute (CCAI), in partnership with the Congressional Coalition on Adoption (CCA).

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July 8, 2016 Press Release

LAWRENCE STATEMENT ON DALLAS SHOOTINGS AND DEATHS OF ALTON STERLING AND PHILANDO CASTILE

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congresswoman Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement on the shooting in Dallas, Texas and shooting deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile:

June 29, 2016 Press Release

CONGRESSWOMAN LAWRENCE AND STATE REP. MOSS TO HONOR LOCAL HEALTH CARE ACTIVIST

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June 29, 2016 Press Release

MICHIGAN HOUSE DEMOCRATS UNITE TO URGE CONTINUED ACTION ON BIPARTISAN GUN SAFETY LEGISLATION

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June 11, 2019 In The News

Two of Michigan's 14 members of the U.S. House of Representatives say they want to begin impeachment hearings. The rest of the representatives oppose impeachment, though most Democrats want to hold more investigative hearings into President Donald Trump's conduct during the campaign and in office. Oppose impeachment: Brenda Lawrence, D-Southfield

June 11, 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 11, 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 11, 2019 In The News

Marijuana reform advocates scored two victories on Tuesday after a key congressional committee approved a spending bill that included a cannabis banking provision and excluded another rider that previously impeded legalization in the nation’s capital. The moves came in spite of impassioned objections from a handful of Republican lawmakers.

June 11, 2019 In The News

Its creation follows a January meeting with the American Jewish Committee’s National Leadership Council, where U.S. Rep.

June 10, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ilhan Omar plans to join a new bipartisan black-Jewish in caucus, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Three black and two Jewish members of the U.S. House launched the caucus on Monday, and will work to bring blacks and Jews together to back legislation against hate crimes and white supremacism. The current members include Reps.

June 10, 2019 In The News

Federal officials plan to audit federally funded demolition activities for the risk of contaminated soil in Michigan and Detroit. The Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program, or SIGTARP, announced that it plans to update a 2017 review of oversight and technical requirements in Michigan's program at the request of Democratic U.S. Reps.

June 7, 2019 In The News

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-Min), on Wednesday announced she had joined the newly formed Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations. Omar tweeted: “Last month, [Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Il)] and I joined together to talk about the common threat of white nationalism faced by Muslim, black and Jewish-Americans.

June 7, 2019 In The News

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) plans to join a new congressional caucus aimed at bringing together blacks and Jews — a group that will include her frenemy Long Island Republican Lee Zeldin.

June 7, 2019 In The News

A newly formed Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus has an unlikely interested member in Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minnesota Democrat repeatedly accused of anti-Semitism. Omar’s spokesman Jeremy Slevin confirmed to Jewish Insider on Thursday that she would be joining the bipartisan committee after she expressed an interest. She later clarified that she was not endorsing the “bigotry” of Rep.

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