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Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Representing the 14th District of Michigan

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January 6, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. - U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement on the attacks on the U.S. Capitol during the Electoral College vote certification. Rep. Lawrence was rushed off the House floor to a safe location after a violent mob broke into the Capitol.

January 3, 2021 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after being sworn into the 117th Congress. This is her fourth term as a member of the United States House of Representatives.

December 28, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the U.S. House of Representatives voted to override President Donald Trump’s reckless veto of the annual National Defense Authorization Act, as well as the passage of H.R.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Bipartisan Women’s Caucus leadership led by Representatives Brenda L. Lawrence (D-MI), Debbie Lesko (R-AZ), Madeleine Dean (D-PA), and Jenniffer González Colón (R-PR) introduced H.R. 9016, the Delivering Optimally Urgent Labor Access for Veterans Affairs, or the DOULA Act.

December 18, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the U.S. Senate approved H.R. 3976, legislation renaming the United States Postal Service facility located at 12711 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit after the late national recording artist Aretha Franklin last night.

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December 15, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence announced a total of $1,271,980 in grant awards to the Regional Transit Authority of Southeast Michigan (RTA) by the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). This funding comes from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after armed protestors approached the home of Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson, touting threats of violence and intimidation because of the Michigan election results.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement regarding the passing of District 2 Wayne County Commissioner Jewel Ware.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Detroit, MI – Today, Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) announced a grant award worth $1,928,131 to Covenant Community Care, Inc. from the Department of Health and Human Services as a part of its Health Center Cluster Program.

December 8, 2020 Press Release

Washington, D.C.- Today, U.S. Representative Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14) issued the following statement after the House passed the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 6395, the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021, in a strong bipartisan vote.

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December 31, 2019 In The News

U.S. House members from both sides of the aisle who lead the Congressional Caucus on Black-Jewish Relations, including a congresswoman from Florida, weighed in on the recent attacks made at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York. The leadership of the caucus–U.S. Reps.

December 30, 2019 In The News

Republicans and Democrats condemned the recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks in New York, denouncing all violence against Jews. Many Senators and House members released statements emphatically supporting the victims of the most recent attack in the Jewish community of Monsey. The lawmakers voiced their outrage about what appears to be a trend of anti-Semitic violence in the United States.

December 30, 2019 In The News

Three leading African American congressional representatives joined with their Jewish colleagues on Sunday to condemn the stabbing attack at a Hanukkah party in Monsey that left five of the guests wounded.

December 30, 2019 In The News

Who run the world?  From Serena Williams and Johanna Konta, to Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, 2019 has seen countless women stand up and speak their truth in the name of feminism. We’ve smashed taboos, united to end violence against women, made history (again!), refused to conform, and called out misogyny wherever and whenever possible.

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December 21, 2019 In The News

The US House Of Representatives is set to consider a bill to promote the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. The bill which was introduced by legendary civil rights leader Congressman John Lewis has also sought a budgetary allocation of USD 150 million for the next five years.

December 21, 2019 In The News

America’s legendary civil rights chief Congressman John Lewis has launched a invoice within the Home of Representatives to advertise the legacy of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr and sought a budgetary allocation of USD 150 million for the subsequent 5 years.

December 18, 2019 In The News

A majority of Michigan's congressional delegation voted to impeach President Donald Trump on Wednesday night, as the U.S. made him just the third chief executive in the nation's history to face trial in the Senate on removal from office.

December 18, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Haley Stevens, D-Rochester Hills, was attacked by the Trump administration the same day the president’s reelection campaign will rally across Michigan. White House Deputy Press Secretary Steven Groves released a statement early Wednesday claiming Stevens is using her support for Trump’s North American trade deal to mask her support for impeachment. The U.S.

December 17, 2019 In The News

In a major victory for the aviation maintenance industry, the FY 2020 appropriations deal unveiled by House and Senate negotiators Dec. 16 includes full funding for a new aviation technician workforce development program.

December 15, 2019 In The News

The impeachment proceedings against president Donald Trump are moving into the next phase. This is a move that has the president’s supporters fired up. Today four members of Congress from Michigan made an appearance on Flashpoint to discuss the historic impeachment hearings and more. Segments One and Two: Michigan Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-12th District), Michigan Rep.

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