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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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May 26, 2016 Press Release

LAWRENCE OP-ED: WE MUST BOLDLY AND INSISTENTLY COMBAT OPIOID ABUSE

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May 26, 2016 Press Release

MEDIA ADVISORY: CONGRESSWOMAN BRENDA LAWRENCE TO PARTICIPATE IN SKILLED WORKFORCE INITATIVE

WASHINGTON, DC – Tomorrow, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) and Congressman French Hill (AR-02) will travel throughout the Second Congressional District of Arkansas to promote jobs and opportunities in the skilled trades.

May 24, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) joined Congressman John Conyers, Jr. during a press conference to announce the introduction of the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide dedicated funding to modernize U.S. water infrastructure.

May 23, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Tomorrow, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) will join Congressman John Conyers, Jr. during a press conference to announce the introduction of the Water Affordability, Transparency, Equity and Reliability (WATER) Act. This legislation would provide dedicated funding to modernize U.S.

April 25, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) announced Friday, April 22nd, that the joint effort with Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters and Reps. Sandy Levin and Debbie Dingell to stop the IRS from moving more than 90 jobs from the Detroit Computing Center to Tennessee has succeeded.

April 13, 2016 Press Release

Contact: Tracy Manzer, Director of Communications, 202-225-5802 or tracy.manzer@mail.house.gov

April 13, 2016 | News Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today issued the following statement regarding the recent death of Rev. Nicholas Hood, Sr.

March 22, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14) today released the following statement in response to a series of terror attacks in Brussels that have resulted in multiple deaths and many more injured individuals.

March 3, 2016 Press Release

DETROIT – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), today will host the 26 Member Congressional Delegation for an evening briefing in Detroit in preparation for tomorrow’s Speak-Out event, led by Rep. Dan Kildee, the Congressional Black Caucus, and the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

February 12, 2016 Press Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Brenda Lawrence (MI-14), the Ranking Member on the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittee on the Interior, released the following statement regarding Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder agreeing to testify before Congress.

February 11, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – The Co-Chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus Keith Ellison (D-MN), Rep. Dan Kildee (D-MI), Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-MI), and Chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus G.K. Butterfield (D-NC) announced that Members of Congress will travel to Flint, Michigan to hold a community “Speak Out” event on March 4, 2016.

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June 4, 2019 In The News

Reps. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.), Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) and Lee Zeldin (R-N.Y.) took to the platform at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum in Washington on Monday to announce the formation of a bipartisan Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Three U.S. lawmakers on Monday announced the establishment of a bipartisan Congressional Black-Jewish Caucus, and immediately drew a backlash from Palestinian-American activist Linda Sarsour. The Women’s March co-leader took issue with the fact that one of the three is Rep. Lee Zeldin, a Jewish Republican from New York, who has been a leading critic of Reps.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Three black and two Jewish members of the U.S. House of Representatives from both parties launched a black-Jewish caucus. The caucus, launched after meeting convened by the American Jewish Committee in January, will work to bring blacks and Jews together to back hate crimes legislation and combat white supremacist ideology and actions.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Three members of Congress announced on Monday the launch of the bipartisan Black-Jewish congressional caucus. The Black-Jewish Caucus’s creation follows on a January meeting with the American Jewish Committee’s National Leadership Council, where U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) spoke about the urgent need to bring together African-Americans and Jews.

June 4, 2019 In The News

Three members of Congress announced on Monday the launch of the bipartisan Black-Jewish congressional caucus. The Black-Jewish Caucus’s creation follows on a January meeting with the American Jewish Committee’s National Leadership Council, where U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) spoke about the urgent need to bring together African-Americans and Jews.

June 3, 2019 In The News

Three black and two Jewish members of the U.S. House of Representatives from both parties launched a black-Jewish caucus. “The African-American and Jewish communities have a history of standing together for the promotion of social justice and civil rights,” Rep. Brenda Lawrence, D-Mich., said Monday at the annual Global Forum of the American Jewish Committee.

June 3, 2019 In The News

Three members of Congress announced on Monday the launch of the bipartisan Black-Jewish congressional caucus. The Black-Jewish Caucus’s creation follows on a January meeting with the American Jewish Committee’s National Leadership Council, where U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) spoke about the urgent need to bring together African-Americans and Jews.

June 3, 2019 In The News

Three members of Congress announced on Monday the launch of the bipartisan Black-Jewish congressional caucus. The Black-Jewish Caucus’s creation follows on a January meeting with the American Jewish Committee’s National Leadership Council, where U.S. Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) spoke about the urgent need to bring together African-Americans and Jews.

May 31, 2019 In The News

As Congress wrestles with its ability to deal with a hostile White House, Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence of Michigan has become one of the most recognized voices on the House Oversight Committee. Her lines of questioning in hearings such as attorney Michael Cohen’s testimony before the committee have made headlines.

May 31, 2019 In The News

Another week, another Trump tirade. This time it was directed at outgoing special counsel Robert Mueller, after he refused to exonerate President Trump.  Then, we discuss Michigan's auto insurance reform. Just hours ago, Gov. Whitmer signed a historic deal to lower our car insurance rates. But not everybody's happy. Who saves money now, and who may have to pay later?

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