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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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May 29, 2019 In The News

A Detroit 90th birthday bash for retired Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-Detroit) held on May 18 at his brother Nathan’s house drew over 300 friends, Congress and Detroit VIP’s, and well-wishers.

May 29, 2019 In The News

A report this month found Michigan leads the nation in sites contaminated with toxic chemicals known as PFAS, and the state’s bipartisan delegation in Congress has introduced a flurry of legislation to increase testing. Among the federal bills: one to provide the U.S.

May 28, 2019 In The News

Rep. Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich.) said she agrees with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that President Donald Trump is engaged in a “cover-up.” Following a meeting with her caucus last week, Pelosi said, "We believe that no one is above the law, including the president of the United States.

May 23, 2019 In The News

It’s doubtful there are many other non-Jewish members of Congress who’ve eaten as many kosher chicken dinners as Brenda Lawrence has over the years while interacting with the Jewish community — first as a school board member, then as a Southfield City Council member and finally as Southfield mayor for 15 years.

May 22, 2019 In The News

The Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission, the official Commission tasked with commemorating and coordinating the nation's events surrounding the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage will begin its year-long campaign when the House passes H. Res.

May 21, 2019 In The News

Although Ro Khanna (D-CA-17) technically serves parts of Santa Clara County and Alameda County, he has garnered a reputation for being the “congressman from Silicon Valley” — the Bay Area’s “man in the middle” representing the region that houses the corporate headquarters of tech and business giants Apple Inc., Intel Corp., Yahoo, eBay, LinkedIn and Tesla.

May 21, 2019 In The News

On the floor of the House of Representatives, Texas Democratic Congressman Al Green praised Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI) for supporting the impeachment of President Donald Trump, and assured Amash that he would not be the last Republican to do so.

May 21, 2019 In The News

Pro-abortion protesters held a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on May 21st to attack what sign-wielding activists deemed the “GOP War on Women.” The protest was largely organized in response to an historic abortion ban passed by the Alabama state legislature earlier this week. New Jersey Sen.

May 20, 2019 In The News

On Thursday, U.S. Congresswoman Aumua Amata was humbled to speak in honor of Women Veterans at a special wreath laying ceremony at the Women In Military Service For America Memorial at Arlington National Cemetery. This was the 22nd Annual Wreath Laying Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery’s Women’s Memorial by Members of the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.

May 18, 2019 In The News

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